18 People Dead After Train Collides With Passenger Bus in Russia

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According to local law enforcement, 18 people have died in a crash after a train hit a bus stuck on a railway in the Vladimir region of Russia.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A shuttle train hit a passenger bus east of Moscow in Russia's Vladimir region, killing more than ten people, the regional interior ministry said early Friday.

At least 18 people were killed in the crash, according to Vladimir region governor's spokesperson.

The Russian investigative committee’s Moscow department for transport said earlier that at least 17 people had died in the collision.

An emergency source has told Sputnik that a child was among those who perished.

Rescuers work near a pier after a bus carrying a group of workers plunged into the Black Sea outside the settlement of Volna in the Krasnodar region, Russia August 25, 2017
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A central hospital that is caring for those hurt in the collision has told Sputnik five people have been admitted, four in critical condition.

Authorities said the bus drove into the path of the train at a railway crossing on a red traffic light. The Moscow railway authority issued a statement saying the vehicle broke down.

"Tonight, at 3:39 a.m. a bus was passing a railway crossing near the Pokrov station when the engine stalled," its press office said.

A spokesperson for the Vladimir governor said the bus had a Kazakh license plate and the passengers were from Uzbekistan. The regional authorities identified 15 Uzbek nationals as the victims.

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