Two died, 40 injured in bus crash on Phuphan mountain road

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Two people were killed and over 40 injured when a chartered bus taking students and teachers on a study trip from Buriram to Sakhon Nakhon early on Friday crashed into the side of a hilly road in Phuphan mountain range.

The incident happened at about 3.30 am when the bus with about 50 students and teachers of Dong Mafai Witthaya school in Sakon Nakhon province was heading back to Sakhon Nakhon from Buri Ram.

As the bus was running downhill, its brake failed.

It crashed on the side of a curve and overturned.

One student and a teacher were killed, and all on board were injured.