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10 lightly injured in collision between bus and train

Transportation minister orders probe of crash near Nitzan

Firemen and emergency workers stand next to a damaged bus at the site of an accident between a bus and a train near Nitzan, Friday (photo credit: Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90)Firemen and emergency workers stand next to a damaged bus at the site of an accident between a bus and a train near Nitzan, Friday (photo credit: Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90)
Firemen and emergency workers stand next to a damaged bus at the site of an accident between a bus and a train near Nitzan, Friday (photo credit: Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90)Firemen and emergency workers stand next to a damaged bus at the site of an accident between a bus and a train near Nitzan, Friday (photo credit: Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90)

Ten people were lightly injured as a train collided with a bus at a railroad crossing near Nitzan, Friday afternoon.

Emergency services arrived on the scene and began treating the injured.

Ynet News reported that the bus was empty and that the injuries were suffered by passengers on the train.

The circumstances leading to the accident were not clear, but police were questioning the bus driver. Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz ordered the establishment of an investigative committee,

Train activity on the track was halted. Normal traffic will resume on Saturday evening.

 

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