"A road accident occurred near the town of Armiansk at a railway crossing. A shuttle bus collided with a shuttle train. Five people were killed and four suffered injuries in the accident," Olga Kondrashova said.
Earlier in the day, a source in the regional emergency services told Sputnik about the incident, adding that according to preliminary figures five people were killed and five more were injured. Representatives of the crisis center set up at the scene of the accident told Sputnik that there were 13 people in the bus.