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At least 11 dead, 25 injured after bus crash in Honduras

Reuters |
Dec 06, 2023 12:39 AM IST

A bus fell into a river after crashing into a bridge while skidding on the highway about 41 kilometers (25 miles) from the capital.

At least 11 people died and 25 were injured in a bus crash in Honduras, a preliminary fire services report said on Tuesday.

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A bus fell into a river after crashing into a bridge while skidding on the highway about 41 kilometers (25 miles) from the capital, according to police officials.

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"We have reports of 11 people killed and about 25 injured, but the number may rise. About 40 people were on the bus," Fire Brigade Lieutenant Cristian Sevilla told Reuters.

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Honduran President Xiomara Castro said on social media X instructions have been given to the relevant agencies to deal with the emergency.

The seriously injured were transported by ambulance and helicopter to a hospital in Tegucigalpa, officials said.

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