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Bus crash kills 7 in Cuba

Officials in Cuba are investigating the cause of a bus crash that left seven people dead in the eastern part...

Posted: Jan 11, 2019 5:02 PM
Updated: Jan 11, 2019 5:02 PM

Officials in Cuba are investigating the cause of a bus crash that left seven people dead in the eastern party of the country, state media reported.

A bus was headed from Baracoa to Guantánamo on Thursday afternoon when it flipped over in a region that's mountainous with winding roads.

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Of the 40 passengers, 18 people were Cubans, and the others were tourists from other nations. Three Cubans, two Argentines, a German and a French citizen were killed, state-run Radio Guantánamo station reported.

Officials were working to identify the dead.

According to state media, 33 injured passengers arrived at a hospital in Guantánamo for treatment.

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