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Canadian junior hockey team bus crash kills 14

At least 14 people were killed and another 14 critically injured when a bus carrying a junior hockey team, the Humboldt Broncos, crashed in Canada's Saskatchewan province Friday evening. The bus was hit by a truck while heading to a playoff game. Junior hockey is for players aged 16 to 20, and the bus was carrying 28 people, including the driver.

"I cannot imagine what these parents are going through, and my heart goes out to everyone affected by this terrible tragedy," said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a tweeted response. "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," said the team's president. "Our Broncos family is in shock as we try to come to grips with our incredible loss."