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    NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia (Sputnik) – Four people, including two children, died in a car accident in Russia’s Novosibirsk Region, the regional department of the Russian Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

    “At 9:00 p.m. [14:00 GMT], on February 21, a driver of the Opel Astra car, born in 1993, moved on the R-254 Irtysh highway from the Barabinsky District toward Novosibirsk and crossed into the oncoming lane at the 1,205th kilometer [of the highway], colliding with a DAF truck,” the department said in a statement.

    The accident occurred in the Ubinsky District on late Friday.

    The driver of Opel Astra, as well as three passengers of the car, including two children, died as a result of the accident.

    Police have launched a probe into the accident.

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