At least 28 dead after tourist bus crashes in Portugal's Madeira

At least 28 dead after tourist bus crashes in Portugal's Madeira
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  • calendar-gray 18 April 2019

A tourist bus crashed on the Portuguese island of Madeira, ONAreports citing the Lusa news agency.

The agency reported that many people have been injured and there's a number of fatalities, while several ambulances are currently on the scene.

"There are fatalities but information on the number of victims is still not certain," Lusa quoted local mayor Filipe Sousa as saying.

Later, Lusa news agency and other media reported, quoting a local politician that twenty-eight people died the accident. According to the Diario de Noticias newspaper, the list of the victims includes 11 men and 17 women. The driver and the guide, both Portuguese citizens, were reportedly injured in the accident.

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