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Three dead, 45 injured in Czech bus crash: police

AFP  |  Prague 

At least three people died and 45 others were injured, some seriously, in a collision between a public transport and a car in a suburb on Friday, police said.

"The collision between a and a car killed three people, the of a Skoda and two people who were in the bus," told AFP.

Police also said that 45 other people were injured, including five in a serious condition, 10 moderately and the remainder only lightly.

Rescue workers managed to remove several injured passengers trapped inside the bus, which struck a tree after veering off the road.

An investigation was launched to establish the cause of the accident, Schindlova said.

"Two children sustained serious head injuries and were put on artificial ventilation and into artificial comas," said rescue service spokeswoman

The damaged belongs to the private company and was the link between the 6th district of and the village of Holubice, north-west of the Czech capital.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 01:40 IST