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Child killed, 25 injured in Bosnia bus accident

Police say a bus slid off the road and overturned in northeastern Bosnia, killing a girl and injuring 25 other passengers, mostly teenagers.

world Updated: Mar 08, 2009 19:38 IST

Police say a bus slid off the road and overturned in northeastern Bosnia, killing a girl and injuring 25 other passengers, mostly teenagers.

They say the bus was carrying 52 passengers from Montenegro, 46 of them children aged between 13 and 16 who had taken part in a dance competition in the Bosnian town of Bijeljina. They were on their way home when the accident happened on Sunday morning near the village of Zljebovi.

Police spokeswoman Danka Tesic says rescuers are still trying to recover the girl's body from underneath the bus. The 25 injured passengers were taken to a nearby hospital.