Five die in highway traffic accident in NW China

21:32, June 09, 2010      

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Five people died and one was seriously injured Wednesday when three trucks collided in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said in a statement.

The accident happened at 11:15 a.m. in the Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bortala.

The five died at the scene. The injured person has been hospitalized.

Police are identifying the victims and investigating the cause of the accident.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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