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Coach flips over in SW China killing 7

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-02-02 00:46

CHENGDU - Seven people were killed and 22 others injured after a coach flipped over on Friday in Luzhou City, in southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to provincial authorities.

At 5:30 p.m., the coach overturned into a 100-meter-deep slope off a road nearby the Shibao township of Luzhou, said the Sichuan Provincial Administration of Work Safety.

The injured people were rushed to local hospitals.

Twenty-nine people were on board the coach, which has a designed capacity of 30.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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