Vietnam train crash kills wedding guests: media

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At least nine wedding guests in Vietnam died Wednesday when a train collided with their minibus, state media reports said.

 

The 15-seat bus was returning to the northern province of Thai Nguyen when it tried to cross a suburban Hanoi railway line as the train approached, the reports said.

 

VNExpress and VTC News said seven people were killed instantly while two others died on the way to hospital but the official Voice of Vietnam radio said a total of 11 passengers died.

 

It said there were 21 people aboard the bus.

 

The train later continued its journey into central Hanoi, reports said.

 

Neither railway officials nor police could immediately be reached for comment.

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