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11 killed, 10 wounded in traffic accident in N. Philippines

05-14-2012 15:23 BJT

MANILA, May 14 (Xinhua) -- At least 11 people were killed and 10 others were wounded in a road accident on Sunday in Mountain province of north Philippines, local media reported on Monday.

A passenger jeep carrying 30 people accidentally fell into a 100-meter-deep cliff Sunday afternoon in the township of Bontoc, Mountain province, Senior Fire Officer Esteban Alngangieo of Bontoc Fire Department told a local radio station Monday.

Alngangieo said six of the passengers died on the spot due to severe injuries while the others passed away while being treated at a local hospital.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.


Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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