25 Jun 2012

Bus crash kills 26 in Mexico

9:41 pm on 25 June 2012

At least 26 people have died in a bus crash in the Mexican state of Guerrero.

More than 20 people were injured.

State authorities said the bus slid into a 300 metre ravine while on its way to a political rally in the town of Buenavista de Cuellar.

Several children were reported to be among the dead.

Police, members of the military and emergency services were dispatched to the scene.