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7 dead, 2 injured in NE China truck-bus crash

Updated: 2013-10-29 19:23
( Xinhua)

CHANGCHUN - Seven people were killed and two others injured after a truck and a bus collided on Tuesday in Changchun, capital of Northeast China's Jilin province, rescuers said.

At about midday, the truck collided with the Coaster bus, which rolled over on the road, said rescuers at the site.

Seven people inside the bus were killed. Two injured people were sent to a local hospital. Their injuries are not life threatening.

The driver of the truck is in police custody.

A further investigation into the accident is under way.

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