A bus crashes with a freight train in the Mexican state of Nuevo Len, killing at least sixteen people and injuring 30.
At least 16 were killed and 30 injured in a collision between a freight train and a bus on a highway in the north of Mexico on Friday evening, an emergency official said.
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