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At least 13 killed in bus-truck collusion in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 14:20

Beijing: At least 13 people were killed and 12 others injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck in central China`s Henan province today, a day after 13 passengers died in a major road accident.
The accident took place at Mengzhai township in Wuyang county, leaving three dead on the spot, a spokesman with the county government said.

Rescuers rushed 22 injured people to hospital.

Ten others died after admission to the hospital, the spokesman said adding that a survivor remains in a coma.

He said the number of passengers on the coach was not immediately known.

The Ministry of Public Security will dispatch a team to investigate the cause of the accident, according to the spokesman.

This is the second major accident in China in as many days.

Thirteen people were killed and 21 others injured in bus-truck collusion in Jiangsu province yesterday.


First Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 14:20

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