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Sunday 23 July 2017

34 killed as bus carrying students to exam crashes

The Duchess of Cornwall greets school children waving flags as she arrives at State House in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
The Duchess of Cornwall greets school children waving flags as she arrives at State House in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

At least 34 people have been killed when a bus carrying students lost control and crashed in Tanzania.

Four other people were injured in the crash that happened in Karatu, said region police commander Charles Mkumbo.

The bus was carrying the students from a primary school in Arusha for an examination on Saturday.

Authorities are trying to recover the bodies trapped in the bus after it struck some trees.

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