Bus Crash, Explosion Kill 18 in Colombia


Thirteen people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine and five others died when an illegal fireworks factory blew up in Medellin, officials said Sunday.

At least 20 people were injured in the bus accident near the town of Cimitarra, about 95 miles north of Bogota, municipal officials said.

Eleven people were hurt when the Medellin house being used as a fireworks factory blew up Saturday night, the Red Cross said.