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Child dies in bus crash in central Russia

A five-year-old boy has been killed after a bus carrying mostly children overturned in Russia's Voronezh region. 27 people were reported injured, 17 of them remain in hospital.

According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry's road safety department, the bus which was traveling on the Nalchik to Moscow route crashed through a barrier and overturned in a ditch.

Local police say they are investigating whether the driver had fallen asleep at the wheel.