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Hong Kong: Rescue ops. continue in wake of fatal bus crash02:11

Hong Kong: Rescue ops. continue in wake of fatal bus crash

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
February 11, 2018 at 05:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured, as a double-decker bus overturned in Hong Kong on Saturday.

Firefighters were reportedly forced to cut open the roof of the vehicle in order to free survivors trapped inside.

Footage shows the damaged bus and emergency services at the site of the incident, with tow trucks attempting to clear the wreckage resulting from the crash.

The bus was said to be transporting spectators and workers from local horse races before it turned over near the town of Tai Po in the northern New Territories. The exact cause of the crash is unknown.

Hong Kong: Rescue ops. continue in wake of fatal bus crash02:11
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At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured, as a double-decker bus overturned in Hong Kong on Saturday.

Firefighters were reportedly forced to cut open the roof of the vehicle in order to free survivors trapped inside.

Footage shows the damaged bus and emergency services at the site of the incident, with tow trucks attempting to clear the wreckage resulting from the crash.

The bus was said to be transporting spectators and workers from local horse races before it turned over near the town of Tai Po in the northern New Territories. The exact cause of the crash is unknown.

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