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At least 13 killed in Venezuela road accident

Baku, May 3, AZERTAC

At least 13 people died and another 37 injured in a crash between two buses in Venezuelan's northeastern state of Anzoategui early Tuesday morning, the state's governor, Francisco Rangel, announced, according to Global Times.

Rangel told a press conference in state capital Barcelona that the accident took place in the district of El Amparo, around 400 km northwest of the capital of Caracas.

Rangel explained that once the authorities had been alerted, rescue teams were sent to the scene around 3 a.m.. The 37 injured people have been taken to nearby hospitals.

It was reported that a number injured people belonged to the Ministry of Education and the Venezuelan Guayana Corporation, who participated in the International Workers' Day celebrations in the capital.

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