April 2, 2017 / 9:49 AM / 4 months ago

Three dead in northern Sweden bus accident - TT agency

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Rescue workers are seen at the site where a bus carrying school children and adults rolled over on a road close to the town of Sveg, in northern Sweden April 2, 2017. TT News Agency/Nisse Schmidt/via REUTERS

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Three people were killed when a bus carrying around 50 school children and a few adults rolled over on a road in northern Sweden on Sunday, news agency TT said.

Police said it was unclear what had caused the accident.

Around 28 people were injured, according to daily Expressen.

"We know they drove off the road. We don't know much more than that at this point," police spokeswoman Marie Andersson said.

The accident occurred close to the town of Sveg in the northern region of Harjedalen.

Reporting by Helena Soderpalm; Editing by Mark Potter

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