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In the latest development pertaining to the Russia-Ukraine war, at least 17 people lost their lives on Tuesday after a bus collided with a fuel truck in western Ukraine, as per media reports. The president of war-torn Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated during his daily address to the country on late Tuesday that a “terrible road accident” had transpired in the western Rivne area. 

Zelenskyy, during his address, said, “A bus, a car and a fuel truck collided. As of now, there 17 are already dead, but there may be more victims.” The president has further expressed his sympathies to the families who have died in the disaster. 

Meanwhile, according to media reports, the disaster did not appear to be connected to Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine, and Zelensky made no reference to the same in his address as well.