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Caribbean students killed in Cuba road accident

Sunday, March 03, 2013 | 12:35 PM    

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HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) - At least five Caribbean students studying in Cuba are dead and others were hospitalised after a truck slammed into the bus in which they were travelling.

According to media reports the students were returning home from a night of partying when crash took place.

The nationalities of the students are not yet known.

Hundreds of Caribbean nationals are pursuing university education in Cuba as a result of an agreement between several CARICOM  member states and the Cuba Government.

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