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A tourist bus and a semitrailer clashed yesterday on a mountain road in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The bus rolled and caught fire, killing at least 21 people and injuring others 30.

In this photo provided by the the newspaper Diario El Mundo de Orizaba, rescue personnel work at the scene of a deadly road accident between a bus and a semi-trailer, on a mountain road in Veracruz state, Mexico, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Mexican officials say a tour bus and a semi-trailer collided. The bus rolled over and caught fire, killing at least 21 people and injuring 30. (Diario El Mundo de Orizaba via AP)
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Local authorities state that both vehicles were heading west when they apparently clashed in a mountainous area known as Cumbres de Maltrata and both caught fire. The bus turned on its side and the ground blocked the exit doors.

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