Nine killed in China bus accident

October 21st, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 20 injured Wednesday when a bus collided with a truck in central China’s Hunan province, authorities said.

The accident occurred at about 12.16 p.m. near Ningyuan county in south Hunan, Xinhua quoted a county government official as saying.

Seven passengers died on the spot while two succumbed to injuries later at a hospital, the official added.

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