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Foreign Ministry: Nine Ukrainians killed in accident in Poland

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July 30, 2012, 2:42 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The remains of a mini-bus lie on railway tracks in Bratoszewice Poland on July 30, 2012.
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The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has confirmed that all ten passengers of a minibus that crashed near Bratoszewice in Lodz Voivodeship in Poland were citizens of Ukraine.

"According to the latest specified data, there were ten people including the driver in the minibus that crashed in Poland. All of them are citizens of Ukraine, residents of Ternopil region that went to Poland for employment," the spokesman for the ministry, Oleksandr Dykusarov, said.

According to him, nine passengers, including three men and seven women, were killed in the accident.

"Nine people were killed in the accident and one Ukrainian woman was hospitalized. The Ukrainian consul is working on the scene of the accident to find out the cause of the accident and is dealing with issues related to identification of the bodies of the victims and sending them to their native country," he said.

As reported, a train crashed into a minibus on an unregulated railway crossing near Bratoszewice in Lodz Voivodeship in Poland. There were ten people in the minibus.

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