18 killed in train-bus collision in Argentina

March 9th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin  

Buenos Aires, March 9 (Xinhua) At least 18 people were killed and 50 injured in a train-bus collision in Argentina early Sunday, authorities said. The accident occurred when a train crashed into a bus at a railway crossing near Dolores, some 200 km south of Buenos Aires, the official Telam news agency reported.

The bus was travelling from Buenos Aires to the South Atlantic beach resort of Mar del Plata, the authorities said.

The victims were rushed to nearby hospitals. There was no immediate report on the exact cause of the accident.

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