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Muliti-pileup causes casualties on E. China highway

(Xinhua)

12:17, March 17, 2012

NANJIN, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Casualties are feared in a multi-pileup involving a coach and several other vehicles on an expressway in east China city of Xuzhou Saturday morning, according to the local traffic police.

The source said a dozen of injured people have been sent to hospital, but rescuers are still searching for other passengers in the crashed vehicles.

The accidents happened at around 7:40 a.m., when the expressway section was shrouded in a dense fog, the police said.

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