Swedish bus crashes in Norway, tourists killed

Passengers believed to be Chinese and Taiwanese

Foreign tourists are among the casualties of a horrific bus crash in western Norway. Two people were killed when two buses, one from Sweden and the other from Norway, collided. Other passengers have been seriously injured.

A woman from Norway and a woman from Taiwan were killed in the frontal collision, which happened on Monday afternoon. The road runs between the towns of Sogndal and Lekanger.

Around 30 passengers were on the two buses at the time of the accident. The nationalities of the surviving passengers were not immediately known but many are believed to be Chinese and Taiwanese.

The Local / AFP

[pictured: Sogndal; photo by Sogning]

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