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Nigeria Bus Plunges into River, 56 Killed


In Nigeria, a passenger bus has plunged into a river near the northern city of Kano, killing 56 people.

Local officials say only six people were rescued after the accident.

The bus was traveling from Lagos. A federal traffic official says there are indications the driver fell asleep after a lengthy journey during the night.

Some information for this report provided by AFP, AP.

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