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Six killed in train and bus crash

Six people have died after a collision involving a passenger train and a city bus in Ottawa. Emergency services took 31 people to hospital, 11 are in a critical condition.

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Canada crash: 'Five dead, six with serious injuries'

Ottawa Fire Services spokesman Marc Messier told CTV News the initial estimate was that five people have been killed.

He later told CBC News that six or more others have been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Emergency services claim five people are dead Credit: Reuters
The train slewed off the tracks after the impact Credit: Reuters

VIA Rail, which operates the national passenger service in Canada, confirmed the crash and said there were no major injuries reported on the train.

The front of the train shows traces of the impact of the bus Credit: Reuters

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