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Bus accident in Yangmingshan leaves 22 injured, mostly foreigners

2015/08/29 17:53:50

Taipei, Aug. 29 (CNA) A bus carrying mainly foreign tourists in the Yangmingshan National Park (陽明山) in northern Taiwan rolled over Saturday, leaving 22 out of the 34 people onboard with minor injuries, according to local fire department.

The injured-- including six Taiwanese, five Malaysians, seven Chinese, two Singaporeans and two Filipinos-- were sent to the hospital, it said.

The department said it was informed at 2:26 p.m. that Bus No. 108 was found to have rolled over near the Lengshuikeng (冷水坑) tourist service center.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

(By Liu Chien-pang and Lee Hsin-Yin)