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Mining truck crashes into minibus in Sweden; 6 reported dead

AP  |  Helsinki 

A company truck has crashed into a minibus in northern Sweden, and Swedish media are reporting that six people have died and one person is injured in the crash.

The Swedish company said one of its trucks crashed head-on with another vehicle north of the village of Masugnsbyn, in the municipality close to the border with just before 2 am Saturday.

The company said the lorry's escaped unharmed from the crash.

Swedish newspaper said the crash left six of the seven passengers dead in the minibus, which was carrying foreigners.

One person was dispatched to a hospital by helicopter.

confirmed the accident but did not provide details on the casualties.

The agency said the victims were not from neighbouring

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 20:00 IST