2 killed, 28 injured in tourist bus crash in Cuba

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A bus carrying tourists from Germany and Austria crashed in the central Cuban city of Santi Spiritus, killing two and injuring 28 people.

According to a report in the state-run newspaper Escambray, officials say the crash happened Saturday evening when a trailer carrying a container of televisions struck an overpass and then collided with the bus. The bus driver and a German tourist were immediately killed.
Dr. Leonel Albiza Sotomayor says six people remain in serious condition.

Photos of the crash show a mangled bus with its front and part of one side shorn off.

It had been travelling from the eastern city of Santiago to Trinidad..

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