1 killed, 2 seriously injured when bus skids off Norway road

COPENHAGEN: Norwegian police say one person was killed and two people were seriously injured when a tourist bus skidded off the road in the middle of the Nordic nation.

The accident happened Saturday in the mountains and fjords near the city of Aalesund, 550 kilometres (340 miles) northwest of Oslo, Norway's capital.

Police say on Twitter it was "a foreign tourist bus" with approximately 40 people on board but didn't immediately provide further details.

The Norwegian newspaper VG posted a photo of a white bus lying upside down with rescue personnel next to it. The newspaper said it had fallen 6 meters (20 feet) into a ravine.