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Coach crash kills at least 36 in Italy

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 00:34

July 29 - At least 36 people die after a coach plunges more than 15 metres off a viaduct in southern Italy. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) At least 36 people died after a coach plunged more than 15 metres (49 feet) off a viaduct in southern Italy on Sunday (July 28), a spokesman for the fire service said. Eleven people were pulled out alive from the stricken coach and taken to hospital, some with serious injuries, officials said. Rescue operations are ongoing. The coach was carrying about 48 people back to Naples after visiting Telese Terme in the southern region of Campania, Italian daily La Repubblica reported. The spokesman for the fire service described the situation as "dramatic", adding that several other vehicles were also involved in the accident.

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Coach crash kills at least 36 in Italy

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 00:34