Israel

At Least Six Killed in Bus Collision in Israel

February 16, 2016

From Ynet:

Six people, including children, were killed and 10 were injured when bus 402 from Jerusalem to Bnei Brak collided with a truck on Highway 1 on Sunday evening.

A spokesman for the Egged bus company said the bus, which left Jerusalem for Bnei Brak at 5:40pm, apparently hit a truck that was standing on the road margins.

“The bus collided with a truck transporting marble plates, which was parked on the side of the road. A part of the bus got ripped in two. People were thrown into the air while the bus was moving,” said ZAKA spokesman Motti Burkchin.

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