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    VORONEZH, Russia (Sputnik) – Eight people have been killed and one more injured in a serious car accident, involving a minibus, in Russia's Voronezh Region, a regional department of the Russian Interior Ministry said.

    The accident occurred at 8:26 p.m. local time (17:26 GMT) on Saturday on the Voronezh-Lugansk highway, with the minibus having collided with a Ford Focus.

    Van crashed in Russia’s Voronezh region
    © Photo : Voronezh Interior Ministry
    Van crashed in Russia’s Voronezh region
    Car accident in Russia’s Voronezh region
    © Photo : Voronezh Interior Ministry
    Car accident in Russia’s Voronezh region

    “The death toll reached eight people", the department’s spokeswoman, Natalia Kulikova said.

    According to earlier remarks by the department, the accident also injured a 10-year-old girl.

    Further details of the incident remain unknown.

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