The drive happened as the bus, carrying a young acrobatics team, travelled through the Ural mountains in destitute weather conditions and “drifted” into the th of an oncoming truck.
The nine offspring victims were aged between 12 and 14. Two adults were also spent.
They were among 29 children and three adults itinerant home to the city of Tyumen, after taking rt in an acrobatic meet in Khanty-Mansiysk, police said.
More than two dozen people were also wound in the crash.
Dashcam footage taken from a ssing vehicle in two shakes of a lambs tail after the crash shows both vehicles had been knocked off the snow-covered route and into a row of trees, with debris strewn across the carriageway.
An pinch services spokesman told RT: “There are 10 ambulances responding to the occurrence.
“At the current moment, everyone injured has been taken to the hospital or is in conveyance.”
The driver of the bus survived and has been taken to hospital, with police ambitioning he will be able to help them establish how the accident happened.
The the way the ball bounces of the truck driver is not currently known.
Two other cars were damaged in the bang, police added.