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4 killed in C China elementary school stampede


13:09, February 27, 2013

A student receives treatment at a local hospital after a stampede accident in an elementary school in central China's Hubei Province on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Four students were killed in the accident. (Photo/

WUHAN, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Four students were killed in a stampede accident in an elementary school in central China's Hubei Province Wednesday morning.

The accident has caused the death of four students and injured several in Qinji elementary school.

The school locates at Xueji Township of Laohekou City that is under the jurisdiction of Xiangyang City.

Relevant departments of Xiangyang have rushed to the scene to carry out rescue efforts, and the injured have been sent to hospital for treatment.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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