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    At least 13 people were killed and over 30 injured in bus accident in Bolivia, Ramiro Lafuente, head of police of the southern Tarija department said.

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – A passenger bus heading from the city of Tarija to Cochabamba has overturned.

    “As a result of the accident 32 people were injured – that is validated information – and 13 other people were killed including five men, six women and two children,” Lafuente said, as quoted by the ABI news agency.

    A brake system failure is believed to have caused the accident.

     

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