Four school kids killed in China accident

December 25th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) An overloaded van carrying 12 school students plunged into a 60-metre-deep valley in China, killing six people including four pupils, officials said.

The eight-seater van that was loaded with 14 people rolled into the valley from a mountainous road in Yunnan province Saturday, Xinhua reported.

The other dead include the vehicle driver and an elderly man.

Officials said the van was not a school vehicle. The eight injured students were taken to hospital.

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