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    •  29 dead in tourist bus crash on Portugal's Madeira Island

      29 dead in tourist bus crash on Portugal's Madeira Island

      A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said. The accident happened at 18:30 when the driver lost control of the bus at a junction. The vehicle, which was carrying 55 people, rolled then down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend east of the capital, Funchal, and struck at least one house, local mayor Filipe Sousa told cable news channel SIC.

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