Nine dead in Brazil bus crash

At least nine people died when an overland bus crashed head-on into another in southeastern Brazil.

At least nine people died when an overland bus crashed head-on into another in southeastern Brazil.

The total number of injured is unknown but according to television reports, 80 people were injured.

A 10th person was found dead but police have not yet confirmed that fatality.

The accident happened near Muriae in the north east state of Minas Gerais.

One bus, travelling at high speed from Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo state, was apparently in the wrong lane on a curve when the crash happened.

The second bus was going from Rio de Janeiro to Manhuacu in Minas Gerais.

The drivers of both buses died in the crash.

It is not yet known how many passengers were in both buses.

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