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Bus overturns killing 9 in Lebanon

By Ben Brumfield, CNN
updated 6:27 AM EDT, Fri March 15, 2013
Lebanese security forces inspect the scene of a bus crash in the town of Kahaleh, 10 km east of Beirut on March 15, 2013.
Lebanese security forces inspect the scene of a bus crash in the town of Kahaleh, 10 km east of Beirut on March 15, 2013.
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(CNN) -- A bus overturned in Lebanon early Friday, killing nine people and injuring 29 more on a highway 8 miles east of the capital Beirut, according to state news agency NNA.

The bus with a Syrian license plate, flipped on the Kahaleh Highway, the Lebanese Red Cross said.

Red Cross rescuers have taken the injured to a hospital as well as the bodies of those killed.

PHOTOS: Lebanese photographer Joe Bejjany captured the horrific aftermath of the crash

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