17 people were killed in Georgia on Sunday when a mini-bus plunged 80 metres (260 feet) off a mountain road.
Police said the accident took place in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region in the Caucasus Mountains.
The mini-bus “fell over a rocky slope” while travelling in the municipality of Dusheti, killing 17 people and leaving three seriously injured, the interior ministry said in a statement.
Emergency workers evacuated the injured for medical treatment and police were investigating the cause.
The government today declared Tuesday a day of national mourning, with flags to fly at half-mast across the country.