Two killed, nine injured in Xekong bus crash

Two people were killed instantly and nine others sustained injuries after two buses collided head-on in Laksao village, Thataeng district, Xekong province on Sunday. Deputy Chief of the Xekong Traffic Police Office, First Lieutenant Sonevixay Keo-ounvong, told Vientiane Times on Monday the accident happened at about 3:40pm and that both vehicles were travelling at high speed. The driver of one bus Mr Koxay, 25, from Phonkeo village in Saravan district, Saravan province, was travelling from Champassak to Attapeu province when his bus hit another coming in the opposite direction which was driven by Mr Buasai, 41, from Phonkham village in Lamam district, Xekong province.

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