UK airshow death toll likely to rise to 11: BBC

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Posted: Aug 23, 2015 11:01 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - The death toll from the crash of a jet aircraft onto a busy road near an airshow in southern England on Saturday is thought to have risen to 11, the BBC reported on Sunday.

Initial reports said seven people were killed in the accident, but police quoted by the BBC said it was "highly likely" that 11 died, although formal identification could not yet be made.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; Editing by Andrew Heavens)