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February 16, 2012 10:01 am

8 Children Dead in Northern Jerusalem Following Bus Crash

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A Hatzalah rapid response scooter parked in Jerusalem. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – A truck driven by an Israeli-Arab man smashed into a Palestinian school bus north of Jerusalem on Thursday morning, resulting in a horrific loss of life of young children.

Seven children and a teacher were killed and 36 children were injured after the bus overturned and caught fire, emergency officials said, though not all of the casualties were identified by Thursday evening.

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