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Sunday, 28 November, 1999, 16:57 GMT
Train crushes bus in Pakistan



At least eight bus passengers were killed and twenty injured when their vehicle collided with a train at a railway crossing in the Pakistani province of Sindh.

The bus was packed with passengers, many from Punjab province, travelling from Karachi to Multan when it crashed in the district of Khaipur.

Railway officials said the gate was open and the bus was crossing the track when it was hit by the train.

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