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Spain bus crash kills nine

Traffic on the motorway into Madrid on June 10, 2008. A bus overturned and trapped people inside in a crash near the central Spanish city of Avila on Monday, killing at least nine passengers and seriously injuring another five, emergency services said.

Traffic on the motorway into Madrid on June 10, 2008. A bus overturned and trapped people inside in a crash near the central Spanish city of Avila on Monday, killing at least nine passengers and seriously injuring another five, emergency services said.  (AFP/File)

A bus overturned and trapped people inside in a crash near the central Spanish city of Avila on Monday, killing at least nine passengers and seriously injuring another five, emergency services said.

"We confirm nine dead, five seriously injured and more than 10 slightly injured in the bus crash," said an emergency services spokesman for the region of Castile and Leon.

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