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Numerous people died in German bus crash - govt spokesman
July 3, 2017 / 9:37 AM / 3 months ago

Numerous people died in German bus crash - govt spokesman

BERLIN, July 3 (Reuters) - Numerous people died when a coach burst into flames after colliding with a lorry in the German state of Bavaria on Monday, a spokesman for the German government said.

“Unfortunately numerous people - a tour group from (the eastern German state of) Saxony - lost their lives in this burning bus,” Steffen Seibert told a government news conference.

Police have said 31 people were injured in the crash on a motorway, some of them seriously, while 17 people were unaccounted for. (Reporting by Paul Carrel; Writing by Michelle Martin)

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