A truck collided head-on with a minibus en route from Cordoba to Mendoza on the No. 7 national highway and both vehicles caught fire after the crash, reported Xinhua citing the El Clarin daily.

Matias Roby, a health official, said that of the 28 passengers and two drivers who were traveling on the minibus, 15 died.

"We are seeing burned, unrecognisable bodies," Gabriela Sosa, a journalist, was quoted by El Clarin as saying.

Foreign tourists, including two children, were among the injured, the report said, adding two of the injured were in serious condition.


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