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Monday, 25 December 2017 - 14:18
Deadly bus crash adds to Philippines' Christmas woes; 20 killed
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Twenty worshipers were killed in a road accident in the northern Philippines as they traveled to a dawn Christmas service -- the latest in a string of deadly tragedies to beset the Southeast Asian country during the holiday period.

The accident occurred in the town of Agoo, some 200 km north of the capital Manila, when a public bus collided with a smaller private vehicle this morning(25).

One person traveling on the bus was also injured, police say.

Twenty Catholic pilgrims were killed and nine others injured after a jeepney collided with a bus in the northern Philippines, according to police.
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