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12 dead in SW China road accident

Updated: 2013-02-06 22:16
( Xinhua)

KUNMING - Twelve people were killed and three others injured after a vehicle fell off a mountain cliff in Yunnan province on Wednesday afternoon, local government said.

The accident happened at about 1:30 pm in Wumeng Township under an industrial and tourist development zone near Kunming, capital of Yunnan, an official with the municipal government of Kunming told Xinhua.

The vehicle was described as small-sized. Detailed information about the accident is not yet available.