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Ten killed when Ecuador bus with football fans crashes

AFP  |  Quito 

Ten people were killed and 35 injured when a bus carrying fans of SC, Ecuador's most popular football club, crashed, traffic police said.

The bus was heading from the southern city of to the coastal city of yesterday, where is based, after a local tournament game.

The bus apparently ran off the road and flipped around 2130 GMT, said in a statement.

"We received the of the accident of our fans... with much pain," the of Barcelona, former national Jose Francisco Cevallos, wrote on

Officials said the bus had passed its most recent safety inspection.

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First Published: Mon, August 13 2018. 08:40 IST