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25 injured in German bus accident

A total of 25 people have been injured - 11 of them seriously - after a bus accident on a motorway in the eastern German state of Saxony.

German news agency DAPD reports that a bus from Poland left the A4 highway near Hohenstein-Ernstthal early on Saturday morning and landed on its side in a ditch. The cause of the accident is not yet clear.

Police said the 11 severely injured passengers have been taken to hospitals, while the others were examined by medical staff at a nearby police station.

The bus was on its way from Dresden to Erfurt.


From Belfast Telegraph