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36 Killed in Fiery Mexico Bus Crash

Forensic staff pull out a body from a burned bus at the scene of an accident on a highway near Juan Rodriguez Clara town, in Veracruz state, April 13, 2014. Forensic staff pull out a body from a burned bus at the scene of an accident on a highway near Juan Rodriguez Clara town, in Veracruz state, April 13, 2014.
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Forensic staff pull out a body from a burned bus at the scene of an accident on a highway near Juan Rodriguez Clara town, in Veracruz state, April 13, 2014.
Forensic staff pull out a body from a burned bus at the scene of an accident on a highway near Juan Rodriguez Clara town, in Veracruz state, April 13, 2014.
VOA News
At least 36 people were killed when a bus crashed into the back of a broken-down truck in Mexico and caught fire.

Mexican officials said four people survived the overnight crash with injuries in the southeastern state of Veracruz.

The state civil defense agency said the victims were business people who were travelling from the Tabasco state capital of Villahermosa to Mexico City.

Via Twitter, President Enrique Pena Nieto sent his "deepest condolences" to the families of the victims.
 

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