Seventeen persons, including two foreigners were injured after a bus skidded off the road and toppled over an 80-foot precipice in Kandy last evening.

Police Media Unit said the incident had occurred at Aruppala Junction along Watapaluwa Road. Thirteen females and four males, including the bus driver, suffered injuries in the accident and were admitted to the Kandy Hospital. Two foreign women, a German and a Canadian national, are among the injured. Kandy Police are investigating.