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1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

1 dead, 34 injured in road accident in central Philippines

Manila, June 15 (UNI) A female bus passenger died and 34 others were injured, 11 critically, in a road accident in Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines, a local official said Saturday.
Maria Laarni Pornan, chief of the Bacolod City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said the accident occurred at around 5:40 p.m. local time on Friday after the government bus, carrying 36 people, including the driver, lost control while negotiating a descending road.
She added that the bus fell on its side, resulting in the death of a 40-year-old female teacher.
Pornan said the bus was transporting public school teachers and a student back to Bacolod City from a team-building activity in San Carlos City when the accident happened.
UNI/XINHUA ARN

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