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5 die as bus swerves off road in Serbia

  • A body is carried away from a bus that  crashed near the Serbian town of Aleksinac  in this image taken from video Tuesday June 21, 2016. Serbian police said  people died when a bus carrying Slovak tourists swerved off the road in Serbia. The bus was travelling back to Slovakia from Greece when it slid off early on Tuesday near the central Serbian town of Aleksinac.  (RTS via AP) SERBIA OUT TV OUT

    A body is carried away from a bus that crashed near the Serbian town of Aleksinac in this image taken from video Tuesday June 21, 2016. Serbian police said people died when a bus carrying Slovak tourists swerved off the road in Serbia. The bus was travelling back to Slovakia from Greece when it slid off early on Tuesday near the central Serbian town of Aleksinac. (RTS via AP) SERBIA OUT TV OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • A bus that crashed near the Serbian town of Aleksinac stands off the road in this image taken from video Tuesday June 21, 2016. Serbian police said  people died when a bus carrying Slovak tourists swerved off the road in Serbia. The bus was travelling back to Slovakia from Greece when it slid off early on Tuesday near the central Serbian town of Aleksinac.  (RTS via AP) SERBIA OUT TV OUT

    A bus that crashed near the Serbian town of Aleksinac stands off the road in this image taken from video Tuesday June 21, 2016. Serbian police said people died when a bus carrying Slovak tourists swerved off the road in Serbia. The bus was travelling back to Slovakia from Greece when it slid off early on Tuesday near the central Serbian town of Aleksinac. (RTS via AP) SERBIA OUT TV OUT  (The Associated Press)

Serbian police say five people died when a bus carrying Slovak tourists swerved off the road in Serbia.

The bus was traveling back to Slovakia from Greece when it slid off early on Tuesday near the central Serbian town of Aleksinac.

Police say 23 people were injured, some of them seriously.