Bus Crashes in Belgium, 5 Dead

World | April 14, 2013, Sunday // 13:30| Views: | Comments: 0
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Bus Crashes in Belgium, 5 Dead: Bus Crashes in Belgium, 5 Dead A bus with Polish license plates crashed through highway guardrails and fell on its side in a 6-meter deep ditch near the town of Ranst, Belgium. Photo by Belha news agency

A bus has crashed near the port city of Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, killing at least five people and leaving five more critically injured.

The bus had Polish license plates and was carrying 31 teenagers for Russia and the Ukraine.

It crashed through highway guardrails and fell on its side in a 6-meter deep ditch.

Two children, a teacher and the bus driver are among the dead. The identity of the fifth victim remains unclear at the moment. The injured have been listed in a nearby hospital.

Authorities are probing the cause of the crash.

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