Updated: 03/25/2014 00:45 | By Agence France-Presse

At least 25 dead in north Thailand bus accident: police

At least 25 people died and more than 20 others were injured late Monday as a bus plunged into a ravine in northern Thailand after its brakes failed, police said.


At least 25 dead in north Thailand bus accident: police

A Thai bus driver walks in front of parked buses in in Bangkok, on June 29, 2005 - by Pornchai Kittiwongsakul

"The brakes failed as the bus came downhill on a hilly road" in Mae Tho, Tak province, police captain Sittichai Panyasong told AFP, adding he could see more people in the wreckage whom he feared had also died.

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