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Expressway accident kills 17
Updated: 2005-12-20 16:21

A police officer inspects a bus deformed and damaged in a traffic accident which killed at least 17 people on the Beijing-Shijiazhuang expressway in Wangdu county, north China's Hebei province late in the evening on December 19, 2005. The tragedy occurred on the section of expressway linking Beijing to Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei, when two trucks collided and then crashed into the bus after smashing the expressway partition and running into the opposite traffic. Thirteen passengers aboard the bus and four in the trucks died at the scene. [newsphoto] 

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