Bus accident kills 13 in China

2012-10-07 13:51
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Beijing - Chinese state media say a bus travelling on an expressway has scraped a car, crossed the centre divider and smashed into another oncoming bus. That bus then veered off the road, killing 13 people on board.

The accident occurred around noon on Sunday in eastern Shandong province.

China Central Television says the second bus rolled over as it fell down a slope from the expressway.

The official Xinhua News Agency says 13 people on that bus died and nine others are seriously injured.

A man on duty at the Shandong provincial traffic management bureau says the accident is still being investigated.

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