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 Two persons died, 12 hospitalized as bus carrying children collided with car in Lviv region. PHOTOS

A bus carrying children from Belarus to Ukrainian Bukovel ski resort collided with a car in the Lviv region, killing two people.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus on Twitter.

"Two people died, 12 were taken to a hospital after a bus heading from Minsk to Bukovel collided with a car," the statement reads.

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The ministry later added that the bus was carrying children. The group continued its trip by another bus.

According to Lviv City Council member Ihor Zinkevych, the accident occurred in the village of Piatnychany in Zhydachiv district of the Lviv Region on the highway connecting Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk at 5:30 a.m.

"The bus overturned as its driver tried to avoid colliding with the car that came onto the oncoming lane," he wrote.

"There were three persons in the car. The driver died on the spot, one of the passengers died on the way to the hospital. The third person was hospitalized," Zinkevych reported.

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(Images courtesy of Ihor Zinkevych)
 
 
 
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