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Number of victims of bus accident in Kazakhstan increases

Bodies of two more people were found at the scene of a large traffic accident involving a passenger bus in Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan. Tengrinews.kz reports.

One more passenger died later. As a result, the death toll has risen to seven.

The number of victims is 22 people. Rescuers, doctors and policemen continue working at the scene.

The traffic accident occurred today at 5.25 am on Kyzylorda — Kumkol highway. There were 35 passengers in the bus.

A pre-trial investigation is underway in accordance with paragraph 4 Article 345 of the Criminal Code «Violation of the rules of the road or operation of vehicles by persons driving vehicles.»