Brazil Raises Toll of Bus Accident to 49, Resumes Search

March 15, 2015 12:56 PM

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Police have renewed a search for more victims in a bus accident in southern Brazil that has killed 49 people.

The government of Santa Catarina state says the victims include eight young children, three adolescents, 24 women and 14 men. The bus plunged 1,300 feet down a mountain near the city of Joinville. Ten people are being treated at nearby hospitals.

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