Coach plunges off viaduct in Italy, dozens dead

By REUTERS
July 29, 2013 03:11

ROME - At least 36 people died on Sunday after a coach plunged more than 15 meters off a viaduct in southern Italy, a spokesman for the fire service said.

Eleven people have been pulled out alive from the stricken coach and taken to hospital, some with serious injuries, the spokesman said.

The coach was carrying  about 48 people back to Naples following a pilgrimage in the southern region of Campania, Italian daily La Repubblica reported.


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