11 students dead in Albania bus crash

A bus carrying university students has fallen off a cliff in Albania, leaving 11 people dead and 22 others injured, authorities said.

A bus carrying university students has fallen off a cliff in Albania, leaving 11 people dead and 22 others injured, authorities said.

There was no immediate information about how many people in total were on the bus or what caused the crash in the country’s south.

Local officials and police confirmed the dead and wounded totals. They said the bus driver was among those killed.

The bus was heading from the city of Elbasan to the city of Saranda.

Police spokeswoman Klejda Plangarica said it went off the road near the town of Himare, 137 miles south of the capital, Tirana.

It was believed earlier that the bus was carrying high school students.

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