Argentina bus crash kills 10

2012-04-07 20:34

Buenos Aires - Officials say a bus on a route from Bolivia has run off a road into a canyon in northern Argentina, killing at least 10 people.

Argentine police said the bus operated by the Potosi line left the Bolivian city of Villazon late on Friday and was on its way to Buenos Aires when the accident occurred in the province of Jujuy.

Police said that a girl of 6 years and another of 6 months are among the dead. About 40 others are injured.

The Argentine news agency Infobae says the passengers included 55 Bolivians, three Peruvians, three people from France, two Germans, a Panamanian, a Spaniard and one from Britain.