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Sweden Bus Crash Kills 5 Children

September 17, 2001

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) _ A school bus collided with a lumber truck Monday morning in central Sweden, killing at least five students and injuring more than 40, officials said.

The bus, with 47 children on board, was on its way to a school just outside the city of Sundsvall, 185 miles north of the capital, Stockholm, rescue service spokesman Bengt Granstroem said.

``Five children were killed, 18 badly injured and 22 less injured,″ Granstroem said. He could not provide details about those injured.

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