Thirty-eight killed in Ethiopia bus crash

At least 38 people have died in Ethiopia after the bus they were travelling in plunged off a cliff, officials say.

The accident happened in Legambo district in the country’s Amhara region, north of the capital Addis Ababa.

Local officials have confirmed 28 men and 10 women were killed.

Ten passengers have survived but suffered “serious and minor injuries”, the Fana broadcaster reported.

Most of the victims of Monday’s accident were “students of higher learning institutions”, it added.

Independent news site Addis Standard reports that the bus fell five metres.

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