8 US citizens, child among 12 killed in Mexico bus crash

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QUINTANA ROO, Mexico — Eight US citizens, two Swedish tourists and at least one Canadian were among the victims of a tour bus crash in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula that left 12 dead and 18 injured, officials said Wednesday.

The dead include a child, the agency said in a statement.

The bus was carrying 31 people, including tourists from the United States, Canada, Italy, Brazil and Sweden, in the state of Quintana Roo, according to Public Security of Quintana Roo.

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