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Dead Identified, Criminal Probe Opened Into Russian Bus Tragedy

The crash scene near the village of Oznobikhino outside Moscow after 18 people were killed when a gravel truck smashed into a bus packed with passengers on July 13.
Russian authorities say the bodies of 18 people who were killed in a horrific road accident in Moscow have been identified by their relatives.

The victims were killed, and another 20 injured, when a gravel truck collided with a commuter bus on July 13 near the village of Oznobishino close to Podolsk on the outskirts of Moscow.

Police have also opened a criminal investigation into the accident, which occurred when the gravel truck turned onto a main road and collided with the bus.

Based on reporting by AFP, ITAR TASS, and Interfax