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Six killed, 18 injured in southwest China accident

Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 19:53

Beijing: At least six people were killed on Saturday and 18 others injured in a 25-vehicle pileup on an expressway in southwest China`s Guizhou Province.

The accident took place on the Hukun (Shanghai-Kunming) expressway in Anshun City. More than 25 vehicles involved in the accident, and seven of them burst into flames, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The 18 injured, with seven in critical condition have been sent to hospital for treatment.

Firefighters, traffic police and medical team have been dispatched to the site.

First Published: Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 19:53

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