Canada junior hockey team bus crash kills 14

Police in Canada have confirmed that 14 people were killed when a lorry and a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided on Friday evening.

The Humboldt Broncos were travelling on Highway 35, north of Tisdale in the province of Saskatchewan.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said 28 people were on the bus, 14 of whom were killed, including the driver.

The other 14 aboard the bus have been taken to hospital. Three are in critical condition.

The lorry and the bus collided at around 17:00 local time (23:00 GMT).

The Humboldt Broncos, who play in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, were en route to a play-off game against the Nipawin Hawks.

Their team list shows the players are aged between 16 and 21.

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