The bus swerved to avoid hitting a truck and then invested some cars before violently impacting the guard rail. At least 25 of the trapped passengers were killed, including some children, while 11 suffered injuries, a few of the serious injuries, and were being treated at a local hospital.

"The victims presently ascertained are 25 but there may be several more," a police official Giuseppe Salomone, was quoted as saying by state television. He said that the reason for the fatal accident was still unclear and investigations into the cause were underway.


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