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Nine dead as passenger minibus crashes in traffic accident near Penza

14:14 | 02.03.2016 | Incidents

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Penza, 2 March 2016. PenzaNews. Nine people reportedly died in a traffic accident on the M5 “Ural” highway in the Penza region after a passenger minibus collided with a freight truck.

Nine dead as passenger minibus crashes in traffic accident near Penza

Photo: 58.mchs.gov.ru

According to available information, three persons also received varying injuries. Only the people in the minibus suffered in the tragic accident.

The emergency services received the report about the crash at 13.10 of Wednesday, March 2, says the website of the Penza region EMERCOM headquarters.

A dispatch of 16 emergency response workers and 5 rescue vehicles has been dispatched to the accident site for damage control and recovery by the Penza region EMERCOM department.

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