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Road mishap leaves 33 injured in Hunan Province
Updated: 2004-05-03 10:05

A total of 33 bus passengers have been injured, none of them seriously, in a May 2 road accident when a cargo truck hit a tourist bus in Fenghuang county in the western part of central-south China's Hunan province, according to a local publicity official on Monday.

By press time, there have been no report of any deaths or severely injured victims among the 33 injured passengers.

"Two foreigners are among the injured, a 56-year-old woman tourist from Japan, and the other, a 48-year-old overseas Chinese woman from Indonesia surnamed Lee," said Zhang Shunxin, deputy director of the county's publicity department.

The truck run into the bus, which carried 15 male and 18 female passengers, at 14:50 p.m. Sunday and pushed it down into a three- meter deep ditch by the roadside.

All the injured were rushed into local hospitals for emergency treatment right after the road accident.

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