China bus accident kills seven

July 23rd, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS  

Hangzhou (China), July 23 (Xinhua) At least seven people were killed and five injured Wednesday when a passenger bus collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang, the police said. The accident occurred in Shangyu city shortly after midnight. The number of passengers on board the bus at the time of the accident is not yet known.

A police spokesman said around 30 injured people had been taken to a hospital for treatment.

The police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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