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Ukraine train-bus crash kills 12

By Victoria Butenko, CNN
updated 12:08 PM EST, Tue February 4, 2014

(CNN) -- A train and a minibus collided at a railway crossing near the northern Ukraine village of Vyry on Tuesday afternoon, killing 12 people and injuring five, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said.

The crash happened at about 3:35 p.m. near Vyry, about 25 kilometers south of Ukraine's border with Russia.

Further details about the crash weren't immediately available. The State Emergency Service said it was investigating the crash.

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