Death toll from Ukraine train, bus collision reaches 43

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The death toll from Ukraine's collision between a train and a bus rose to 43 on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said.

The death toll from Ukraine's collision between a train and a bus rose to 43 on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said.

Ten people were injured, he said.

The incident occurred near the town of Marhanets on Tuesday, when a passenger bus tried to cross the track despite warnings of an approaching train.

Ukraine is holding a day of mourning for the victims on Wednesday.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych visited the scene of the accident and pledged to pay compensation to the families of the victims.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev conveyed his condolences to the families of the victims.

 

KIEV, October 13 (RIA Novosti)

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