KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - An official says a bus carrying Russian religious pilgrims has crashed in Ukraine, killing 14 of the 45 people on board.
Yulia Yershova, a spokeswoman for Ukraine's Emergencies Ministry, says the crash took place about 5:30 a.m. on Saturday morning when the driver apparently lost control, veered off the road and overturned.
Yershova says another 29 people were hospitalized with injuries from the crash near Chernihiv, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northeast of Kiev.
Russian news reports said the pilgrims were headed for the Holy Dormition Monastery in western Ukraine's Pochayev, one of the major monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
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