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Bus overturns in North Macedonia, killing 13

Posted at 2:05 PM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 14:05:32-05

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The health minister in the newly renamed European nation of North Macedonia says 13 people have died and many are injured after a bus carrying workers crashed on a highway west of the capital, Skopje.

Health Minister Venko Filipce said some victims were dead at the scene and others died after they were taken to a hospital.

The bus was carrying about 50 people when it overturned late Wednesday on a highway linking Skopje with the town of Tetovo. The cause of the accident isn't yet known.