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Nine killed in bus crash after driver falls asleep

Monitoring Desk

MOSCOW: At least nine people were killed after a minibus crashed in Crimea in the early hours of Friday, authorities in the Russian-annexed peninsula said.

The driver of the minibus, which was carrying tourists from the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a large truck near a village northeast of the regional capital Simferopol, Russian news agencies reported.

Seven people died on the spot, while another two died as they were being treated for their injuries.

Another nine people were injured.

The local branch of the Interior Ministry said it was launching a criminal case into …read more

Source:: The Frontier Post