Over 400 vehicles stranded by snow in north China

08:20, December 15, 2010      

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More than 400 vehicles and an unknown number of people on board were stranded by snow on a national highway since Tuesday afternoon in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

The vehicles were stranded since 3 p.m. at three sites at the road section in Tongliao City, said local officials.

The road is covered in heavy snow and strong winds have brought the visibility to a very low level, said local officials.

Rescue is underway.


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