Bus crash in Russia kills 6, injures 15

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In this photo provided by Russian Interior Ministry, a Russian police officer stands near the bus which crashed into a bus stop in the town of Lesnoy about 1,350 kilometers (840 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 10, 2021. A bus crashed into a bus stop in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region on Thursday morning, killing six people and injuring 15 others, local officials said. The bus was carrying workers to a plant in the town of Lesnoy about 1,350 kilometers (840 miles) east of Moscow. (Russian Interior Ministry via AP)

MOSCOW (AP) — A bus crashed into a bus stop in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region on Thursday morning, killing six people and injuring 15 others, local officials said.

The bus was carrying workers to a plant in the town of Lesnoy, about 1,350 kilometers (840 miles) east of Moscow. According to officials, the vehicle’s brakes failed and it rammed through the plant’s gate and ran into people at a bus stop nearby.

A criminal probe has been launched into the crash.

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