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9 dead in SW China bus-truck collision

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-12-05 09:52
KUNMING -- Nine people died and 20 others were injured after a bus collided with a truck on Sunday in Southwest China's Yunnan province, according to local authorities.

The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. in Mangshi City, Dehong Prefecture when the bus crashed with the truck from the opposite direction, said a statement issued by the information office of Dehong.

Among the 20 hospitalized, three were seriously wounded, the statement said.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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