The aftermath of the accident in Balagan village, San Mariano, Isabela (Source: the Bureau of Fire Protection-San Mariano)

Hanoi (VNA) – Philippine police on June 10 said an overloaded jeepney fell into a ravine in San Mariano, Isabela province, killing eight passengers on board and injuring 30 others.

The bus was reportedly plunged into a ravine of some 10 to 12 feet high at around 6 p.m on June 9 (Philippine local time).

Initial investigation showed that the vehicle, which has a maximum capacity of 15 people, had carried about 40 passengers. The diver was among people killed in the accident.-VNA