Bus plunges into ravine, killing 10 local tourists in Sukabumi

Bus plunges into ravine, killing 10 local tourists in Sukabumi

an illustration of a bus plunging into a ravine. (ANTARA News/Ridwan Triatmodjo)

Sukabumi, W Java (ANTARA News) - A minibus plunged into a 25-meter-deep ravine, thereby killing 10 local tourists in Cikidang, Sukabumi District, West Java Province, on Saturday.

"Our officers help in the evacuation of the victims from the ravine," Okih Pajri, head of the local search and rescue coordination forum, stated here, Saturday.

Seven people were seriously injured, 13 slightly wounded, and four others remained trapped inside the ill-fated minibus, he added.

As many as 31 passengers of the minibus were employees of a Honda motor dealer PT Catur Putra Group holidaying in Cikidang Sub-district for rafting.

The injured victims were rushed to the Palabuhanratu Public Hospital for medical treatment.



Reportng by Aditia A Rochman
Editing by Rahmad Nasution

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