Russia: 12-year-old Israeli girl killed in tragic car accident

A 12-year-old girl was killed in a car accident in Russia while on a trip with her family near the border with China. A Russian woman was also killed in the accident and the girl's parents were lightly injured. Russian authorities are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Russian police are investigating the circumstances of the accident Photo Credit: Reuters/ Channel 2 News

A 12-year-old Israeli girl was killed Wednesday in a tragic car accident in Russia. A Russian woman was also killed and the girl's parents were lightly injured and taken to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment.

The accident occurred during a family trip in the south-eastern Russian city of Khabarovsk near the border with China. Four passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the accident and all were injured.

The circumstances of the accident are still unclear and are being investigated by local authorities. The Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a statement confirming the details of the accident and explaining that the family's case was being handled by their insurance company.



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