Six people were killed when the van they were riding fell into a deep ravine in Atok, Benguet, early Sunday, a police official said.

The Hyundai Grace van (WSY-874) was carrying 13 people when it fell into a 200-meter deep ravine, Supt. Edwin Butacan, head of the PNP Highway Patrol Group’s unit in the Cordillera region, said.

The incident occurred at Kilometer 43 Balangbang around 2 a.m., while the van was travelling from Tadian, Mt. Province, to Baguio City, Butacan said.

Seven people were injured in the incident and have been brought to different hospitals, according to a radio report. (John Roson)

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