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At least five dead after Moscow bus ploughs into underground walkway

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At least five dead after Moscow bus ploughs into underground walkway
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A passenger bus swerved off course and drove into a busy pedestrian underpass in Moscow on Monday, killing at least four people, Russian news agencies reported.

Video from the scene posted on social media showed a bus veering off the road and plunging down the steps of a pedestrian underpass, crushing several people beneath its wheels.

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The driver of the bus had been detained by police, agencies said after he lost control of the vehicle.

The incident occurred on one of the Russian capital's busiest roads near the Slavyansky Boulevard metro station.

There were also unconfirmed reports that some 15 people had been injured.

Credit: Alexey Abanin / TVRain

                                                                Credit: Alexey Abanin/ TV Rain