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Students killed as bus rolls into river

By Xu Wei | China Daily | Updated: 2011-12-13 07:08

BEIJING - At least 12 pupils were confirmed dead after a school bus rolled over in Xuzhou, East China's Jiangsu province.

The accident occurred around 6 pm on Monday when the bus overturned into a river. Twenty-nine pupils were aboard at the time, Zhang Ruchang, a publicity official from the city of Xuzhou, told China Daily.

As of 11:30 pm on Monday, 12 pupils had died and 11 were injured, including three severely, Zhang said.

Students killed as bus rolls into river

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