Tuesday, October 12, 2010

'Thirty-seven' people killed in Ukraine bus-train crash

At least 37 people have been killed

At least 37 people have been killed in a collision between a train and a small bus in eastern Ukraine, officials say. The incident happened in the Dnipropetrovsk region, a police spokesman said. The bus attempted to cross the track, ignoring a siren warning of an approaching train, local railway officials are quoted as saying by AP news agency. Rescuers and investigators are working at the scene of the crash, they said. The accident occurred at about 0900 local time (0600 GMT) in the town of Ordzhonikidze, police said.


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