China says 32 nationals dead in major North Korean bus crash

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Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans died in a major bus accident in North Korea, China’s foreign ministry said on Monday.
Chinese visitors make up about 80 percent of all foreign tourists to North Korea, which estimates that tourism generates revenue of about $44 million each year for the isolated country.
State television’s main Chinese-language news channel showed images of a crashed blue bus with its wheels in the air, in footage taken in pouring rain in the dark.

BEIJING (Reuters) – Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans died in a major bus accident in North Korea, China’s foreign ministry said on Monday, with two Chinese nationals seriously injured and left in critical condition.

Chinese visitors make up about 80 percent of all foreign tourists to North Korea, says a South Korean think-tank, the Korea Maritime Institute, which estimates that tourism generates revenue of about $44 million each year for the isolated country.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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