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Road accident leaves four dead in southwest China

07-15-2010 14:56 BJT

GUIYANG, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Four people were killed and others injured after a tourist bus rear-ended a truck on a highway in southwest China Thursday morning, rescuers said.

The accident occurred at around 4 a.m. in Majiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province. The number of injured was not immediately known. The injured were sent to local hospitals, said an official of the county's work safety bureau surnamed Chen.

The bus was en route from southwest China's Sichuan Province to Shantou City in south China's Guangdong Province, Chen added.

Rescue work and a police investigation were underway.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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