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Highway pile-up kills 8 in SW China

Updated: 2013-12-08 22:11
( Xinhua)

CHENGDU - A highway pile-up killed eight people and injured six others Sunday afternoon in Southwest China's Sichuan province, local traffic police said.

A sedan's overturn caused traffic jam on the highway, and a heavy truck suddenly dashed to vehicles queuing in front, causing a 19-car pile-up.

The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital.

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