29 killed in Thailand bus accident: Police
BANGKOK (AFP) - At least 29 people were killed and four badly injured when a bus plunged into a deep ravine in northeast Thailand, police said on Friday.
The accident occurred around midnight Thursday-Friday in Lom Sak district, Phetchabun province while the bus was en route to the northern province of Chiang Rai.
"We suspect the bus driver fell asleep," Major General Sukit Samana, police commander of Phetchabun province, said.
"We found 28 bodies in the ravine, which is about 30 metres (100 feet) deep. And one died at the hospital," he said.