Two school buses crash head-on in Germany, 40 injured: police

By AFP
Published: November 15, 2018
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Members of the emergency services work at the scene near Ammerndorf, southern Germany where two school buses collided head-on, leaving around 40 children and adults injured, five of them seriously, police said. PHOTO AFP

Members of the emergency services work at the scene near Ammerndorf, southern Germany where two school buses collided head-on, leaving around 40 children and adults injured, five of them seriously, police said. PHOTO AFP

BERLIN: Two school buses collided head-on in Germany on Thursday, leaving around 40 children and adults injured, five of them seriously, police said.

After the bus crash a car also ploughed into the accident site in the Fuerth district near Nuremberg in the southern state of Bavaria.

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Three ambulance rescue helicopters and a police chopper were deployed along with scores of emergency services personnel.

Fire-fighters used metal-cutting equipment to free at least four people who were trapped in the crumpled wreckage of the vehicles.

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