Manila: 35 die in bus accident

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Manila, Aug 18: At least 35 people died when a packed bus plunged off a mountain highway into a valley in Manila, said the police.

The bus was carrying 47 people, and the driver survived with a broken leg.

Police chief Wilben Mayor of Benguet province north of Manila said eight other passengers, including a 10-year-old have been saved in the accident.

Reports said, it was due to brake failure as the driver was driving a downhill curve.

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