Searchers find missing bus buried by massive slides

Rescue workers in Taiwan searching a mountainside hit by massive mudslides caused by Typhoon Megi have found mangled parts of a vehicle they think is the bus that was carrying 19 missing Chinese tourists.

Taiwanese officials on Saturday said the bus was covered by thick mud. Military personnel found the front bumper and were attempting to dig out the wreckage from the landslide. There was no word on the fate of the passengers.

Chinese tourists on a second bus that was crushed by a huge boulder managed to escape by smashing the windows of the coach.

Overall, Taiwanese officials said at least 23 people remained unaccounted for.

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