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Genting Highland Bus Accident : 2 Indian tourists killed, 20 hurt


Two Indian tourists were killed while 20 others were injured when a tour bus carrying 22 Indian tourists overturned at Km 4.5 of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway near Kuala Lumpur.

Police said the bus was on its way back from Genting Highlands when it went out of control and skidded while negotiating a sharp downhill bend at about 8am.

“It hit the road divider and overturned,” Bentong police spokesman told Bernama.

The victims – a man and a woman – died on the spot, he said. Police are establishing their identity.

The injured as well as the two bodies have been brought to Kuala Lumpur Hospital.

Police have detained the bus driver and its attendant.

A Bentong Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they managed to bring out all the injured victims from the bus at about 9.20am.

Some 50 personnel from the Bentong, Selayang, Kuala Kubu Baharu, Genting Highlands and Wangsa Maju fire stations were involved in the operatio

  

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