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9 killed in east China pile-up


11:21, December 15, 2012

Rescuers and working staff work at the accident site after a pile-up involving over 20 vehicles happened on a snow-coated section of an expressway in Pingyin County of Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 14, 2012. Nine people died and 69 others were injured in the accident which occurred on Friday morning on the expressway linking Jinan to south China's city of Guangzhou. (Xinhua)

JINAN, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-eight vehicles were caught in a pile-up on an east China highway Friday morning amid sleet and fog, leaving nine people dead and about 60 injured, local authorities said.

The incident occurred at 8:45 a.m. on a snow-coated section of the Jinan-Guangzhou highway in Pingyin County, Shandong Province. Three people were killed on the spot while six others died after medical treatment failed, according to county government officials.

The conditions of the injured people have stabilized, the officials said, citing hospital sources.

Traffic on the highway has resumed. Investigation into the accident is under way.

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