19 killed in Russia train-bus collision

Moscow: At least 19 people have been killed after a shuttle train hit a passenger bus in the Vladimir region east of Moscow.

Sputnik news agency quoted the authorities, as saying that the bus drove into the train’s path of the train at a railway crossing.

Kazakhistan Foreign Ministry spokesman Anuar Zhainakov said that two Kazakh nationals were the drivers of the bus. One of them died.

According to reports, the bus had a Kazakh license plate and passengers were from Uzbekistan.

Regional authorities identified 15 Uzbek nationals as victims.