In Ankazobe, 70 kilometres North-West of the capital Antananarivo, Madagascar fell into a ravine a bus. Local police reported that there was a group of young Christians.
According to the police on the spot were found the bodies of 12 people with severe burns. Another 22 people died in hospitals.
According to the pastor, who organized this trip, the bus was carrying at least 140 people are members of the Christian community. The bus went to Mahajanga, one of the oldest cities in the country. Once Mahajanga was the capital of the Kingdom Violent. The town has a large number of churches and mosques.