6 Swiss na­tion­als die in road crash

The Asian Age - - World -

Stock­holm: Six Swiss na­tion­als were killed in a road ac­ci­dent in Swe­den’s far north when the minibus they were in col­lided with a truck, Swedish po­lice and Swiss of­fi­cials said on Sun­day. The cause of the ac­ci­dent, which oc­curred in the early hours of Satur­day near the town of Kiruna, was not yet known, Swedish po­lice said. Switzer­land’s for­eign min­istry con­firmed the six dead were Swiss na­tion­als, and that a sev­enth Swiss per­son in the minibus was in­jured. All of them were born in the 1990s, Swedish po­lice said. Ac­cord­ing to Swedish me­dia re­ports, the minibus crossed over into on­com­ing traf­fic in a curve and col­lided headon with a heavy truck car­ry­ing a load of iron ore.

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