28 killed in Taiwan bus crash

Taipei, Feb 13 (IANS) At least 28 people were killed when a tour bus overturned on a highway in Taipei on Monday, according to local authorities.

The bus was carrying at least 44 people, including the driver. Sixteen of the injured have been admitted to hospital, Xinhua reported citing local police.

The bus was returning from a cherry blossom tour in Taichung City when it overturned while taking a corner at about 9.00 p.m. and veered off the highway.