People still trapped on bus, says firefighter

Channel 2 says several people with critical injuries are still on the site of the accident in Lehavim, also that some injured may be trapped on the bus.

Death toll according to Channel 2 is at least 7, one fewer than previously reported.

The bus was hit all along its length and was full of passengers.

Eli Peretz, from the Beersheba Fire Rescue forces, says the “accident is very tough. Every person that was on the side of the bus that was hit is injured badly.”

As of now, 9 or 10 people are still trapped inside the bus, Peretz said.

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