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10 Killed, 16 Injured as Bus Falls Off Cliff in Peru

A bus fell off a 984-foot-high cliff in Ayacucho, Peru, on September 29.

The accident happened near the town of Puquio when the bus, carrying around 40 passengers, was travelling on Los Libertadores highway.

Ten people were killed in the accident while 16 others were injured. Authorities said several passengers jumped from the bus to save their lives.

Some survivors said the bus driver fell asleep, causing the bus to veer off.