Bus with students falls off Albania cliff

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Rescue personnel attend the scene of a bus accident  as the bus lies at the bottom of a cliff near  Himare southern Albania on Monday, May 21, 2012. The accident killed a number of people and injured tens of others authorities said.  Local prefect Edmond Velcani said the bus driver was among the people killed.  The bus had been heading from the city of Elbasan to the southern city of Saranda. Police spokeswoman Klejda Plangarica said the bus fell some 80 meters (yards) off the road in Qafa e Vishes near the town of Himare, 137 miles (220 kilometers) south of the capital, Tirana, on Monday afternoon. (AP Photo)

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A bus carrying university students on a pre-graduation trip toppled off a mountain cliff in southern Albania on May 21, killing 12 people and injuring another 21, authorities said.

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