Seven die in train collision with bus in Slovakia

(Reuters) -Seven people died and five others were injured when a train collided with a bus at a crossing in Slovakia on Thursday evening, emergency services said.

The collision occurred near Nove Zamky, 110 km (68 miles) east of the capital Bratislava, as the international train travelled from Prague to Budapest, state railway company ZSSK said.

Slovak and Czech media reported that none of the victims were on the train, which was carrying more than 100 passengers.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

(Reporting by Jason Hovet and Jan Lopatka in PragueEditing by Chris Reese, Chizu Nomiyama and Sharon Singleton)