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15 killed, 8 hurt in bus collision

Fifteen people were killed and eight injured when a passenger bus and a truck collided on a road in Siberia, Russian police have said.

The LifeNews website published a photograph of the crash, showing the wreckage of a green bus and a Kamaz truck, which had been carrying a load of bricks.

Police say the crash occurred yesterday afternoon near the Siberian city of Omsk. There was no immediate word on what caused it.

LifeNews said the bus passengers were all workers from a local factory.