14 killed in Canada hockey team bus crash

Bus carrying junior hockey team to playoff game collides with truck, killing many players.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

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14 people were killed and a further 14 were injured when a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a truck in Saskatchewan, Canada Friday.

The bus was carrying the Humboldt Broncos to a playoff game against the Nipawin Hawks when the accident occurred, The Canadian Press reported.

“Our thoughts and prayers are extended to the families of our staff and athletes as well as to all who have been impacted by this horrible tragedy,” Kevin Garinger, the team’s president, said in a statement.

“Our Broncos family is in shock as we try to come to grips with our incredible loss.”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered his condolences to the victims and their families.

“I cannot imagine what these parents are going through, and my heart goes out to everyone affected by this terrible tragedy, in the Humboldt community and beyond,” Trudeau wrote on his Twitter account.