DUBAI: A bus carrying tourists in southern Mexico on Thursday crashed into a petrol tanker killing at least 20, an emergency services official said.
The driver of the tanker and 19 people were killed in the explosion sparked by crash a highway in Guerrero state, said Marco Cesar Mayares, secretary of the Guerrero Civil Protection service.
“For the moment we have 20 people confirmed dead, but we are still working to clear the wreckage,” he said.
The injured were taken to a hospital in the neighboring state of Michoacan.
Mayares said the bus was carrying tourists from the town of Morelia in Michoacán