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Train-bus collision kills 19 near Russia's Vladimir city

According to the latest information, 19 people have been killed: Head of the regional health service

AFP/PTI  |  Moscow 

Train-bus collision kills 19 near Russia's Vladimir city
The wreckage of a train is seen after it hit a passenger bus at a crossing near the town of Pokrov, in Vladimir region, Russia. Photo: Reuters

At least 19 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and a train near the city of Vladimir, east of Moscow, regional authorities said today.

"According to the latest information, 19 people have been killed," the head of the regional health service, Alexandre Kiryukhin, told the TASS news agency. A statement from the regional interior ministry said all of the victims were on board the bus.

First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 13:05 IST
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