17 dead in central Peru dump truck accident
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 8, 2015 Leave a comment

At least 17 dead in Huanuco dump truck accident

At least 17 dead in Huanuco dump truck accident Photo credit: Andina / Percy Hurtado

At least 17 people including ten schoolchildren were killed when a dump truck fell into a ravine in Huanuco state this morning.

A dump truck transferring students, parents and teachers fell 1,000 feet into a ravine in the Cahuac district this morning. At least 17 were killed and 54 injured.

“The students were travelling in a Cahuac municipal dump truck,” a police official told RPP. The group was returning from a field trip to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Yarowilca province.


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