The wreckage of the bus crash
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Many children dead in Pakistan bus crash

At least 26 people, mostly children, have been killed after a bus went off the road and plunged into a ravine in Pakistan, police say.

The bus was carrying students returning from an excursion when the incident happened on a motorway south-east of the capital Islamabad late on Monday.

The police said mechanical failure caused the crash.

  • 27 Sep 2011