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3 killed after bus loses control outside shopping center on major Jerusalem road

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Three people were killed and another seriously injured after a bus in Jerusalem lost control and plowed into a bus stop outside a shopping center on a major road near the entrance to the capital, according to first responders.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service identified those killed in the crash on Jerusalem’s Shamgar Street as a woman in her 30s, a 7-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl. Channel 12 news said the woman was pregnant and that one of the girls was her daughter.

MDA said another six people were injured and taken to local hospitals, including a 21-year-old woman who was seriously hurt. Two other people were listed as in moderate condition and the others were lightly hurt.

The Israel Fire and Rescue Services emergency teams had worked to extract several people trapped beneath the bus.

Police announced the launch of an investigation into the deadly crash, in which the bus driver apparently lost........

© The Times of Israel

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