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Death toll from bus crash rises to 17

July 13, 2013 at 12:24 PM

MOSCOW, July 13 (UPI) -- At least 17 were killed Saturday when a truck carrying crushed stone crashed into a bus in Moscow, police said.

Moscow's emergency services said in a statement 14 people died at the scene of the crash and 22 others were been hospitalized, RIA Novosti reported.

ITAR-Tass reported the death toll had risen to 17 later in the afternoon.

"Three people died at hospital in Podolsk. At present, the death toll has risen to 17," Emergency Situations Ministry spokeswoman Irina Rossius said.