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Bus crash on highway in Croatia kills at least 11 people

ZAGREB, Croatia — A Poland-registered bus skidded from a highway in northern Croatia early Saturday, killing at least 11 people and injuring several others, police said.

Croatian police said on Twitter that “in the skidding of a bus with Polish license plates, according to initial information from the field, 11 people died and several were injured.”

The accident happened at 5:40 a.m. local time (3:40 a.m. GMT) some 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, on the A-4 highway, which is busy during the peak of the tourist season.

Rescue teams were sent to the location of the accident, Croatian media reported. No other details were immediately available.

Source: washingtonpost.com

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