Six killed in road accident in China
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Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 17:52
  
Beijing: Six people were killed and 10 others injured when an overloaded motorised tricycle overturned in China's northern Shanxi Province.

The accident took place yesterday when the vehicle, carrying 16 people, was coming down a hillside close to a village in Shilou County, local officials said.

Five people died on the spot and another died in hospital. They were all workers at an auxiliary project of a transformer station.

Overloading and mechanical errors caused the accident, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 17:52


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