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Bus Plunges Into Water, Killing at Least 52

May 02, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

A bus packed with passengers headed to a May Day celebration plunged into a reservoir near the town of Bethlehem, killing at least 52 people, police said. The bus was pulled ashore hours after it entered the water with 90 people.

Ten survivors were pulled from the water, and officials expected the death toll to rise.

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