At least 17 people died in Peru, when a bus travelling from Arequipa to Cusco fell down a ravine. The accident took place in the district of Quiquijana, Quispicanchis province, in the Cusco region, 570 kilometres (354 miles) south east of Lima. The bus was carrying 53 passengers, all of Peruvian nationality. The wounded passengers were evacuated to hospitals in Cusco and a health centre in Urcos.