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May 17 dead and dozens of injured by bus in Germany

May 17 dead and dozens of injured by bus in Germany

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In a large accident on the German motorway A9 are Monday morning, may seventeen deaths. It comes to passengers of a bus that was on a truck collided at the place in Münchberg. Dozens were injured.

After the accident, caught hold of the bus flame, report German media. The bus drove in a southerly direction.

31 people were injured, a number of them very severe. Seventeen others are still missing. A politiewoordvoerder says to fear that they all died. According to the Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs Sunday there’s probably only Germans on board.

The police says that there is only “a glimmer of hope” is that the missing soldiers are still alive, reported the newspaper Österreich. The party consisted of older people. There were 48 people in the bus. The vehicle came from Germany and was on the way to the Garda lake in Italy, reports a spokesman of the emergency centre NU.nl.

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First images of the bus after accident on the A9 in Germany

Helicopters

There are multiple helicopters deployed to the victims quickly to the hospitals in the area. The highway in both directions for several kilometers off.

The accident took something for 7.00 pm. The cause of the collision is still unknown. The town of Münchberg is located in the German state of Bavaria.

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In a large accident on the German motorway A9 are Monday morning, may seventeen deaths.
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It comes to passengers of a bus that was on a truck collided at the place in Münchberg. Dozens were injured.
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After the accident, caught hold of the bus flame, report German media. The bus drove in a southerly direction.
© AFP

31 people were injured, a number of them very severe. Seventeen others are still missing. A politiewoordvoerder says to fear that they all died.
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