11 killed, 16 injured in Myanmar bus accident

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Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00 am

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar state media say a bus traveling from Yangon to Mandalay skidded off a bridge, killing 11 people and injuring 16 others, including an American citizen.

State newspapers reported Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when a tire on the bus blew, causing the vehicle to skid and plunge off the bridge into a stream below.

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