22 killed in Peru bus ravine plunge

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A bus in Peru has run off a road and crashed nearly 600 feet down a ravine (AP)

A bus in Peru has run off a road and crashed nearly 600 feet down a ravine.

Police said 22 people are dead and 39 injured.

Police told a local broadcaster that it appears the bus driver was trying to pass another vehicle and lost control about 60 miles east of Lima.

Officers found the wrecked bus deep in the ravine.

Authorities said the driver is among the dead.

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