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    Major Bus Accident in Dominican Republic Kills 5, Injures 50 - Reports

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    According to Diario Libre, all of those killed were from a Haitian football club. In total, 70 people were on the bus, which tipped over.

    A major bus accident in Jarabacoa, a central province in the Dominican Republic, has claimed the lives of at least five people and injured 50 more, the Diario Libre newspaper reported.

    According to the media outlet, a malfunction of the brakes on the bus led to the tragic accident.

    All the victims are Haitians, the newspaper noted, adding that they are members of a Haitian football club.

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