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9 Dead in Saratov Crash

At least nine people died in Tatarstan on Friday after a bus carrying oil company workers returning home after a month-long shift swerved into the wrong lane and rammed into a KamAZ truck carrying sunflower seeds, Interfax said.

The bus driver, Anas Garipov, 47, was killed along with eight workers of the Kalmneft company. At least 25 people were hospitalized in Saratov and Kazan, seven in serious condition, an Emergency Situations Ministry spokesman said.

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