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Three dead, 19 injured after car hits crowd in China

(Xinhua)    18:10, January 19, 2016

NANCHANG, Jan. 19 -- Three students died and 19 others were injured as a man drove his car into a crowd on Tuesday morning in east China's Jiangxi Province, government sources said on Tuesday afternoon.

At around 7 a.m. Tuesday, a white vehicle struck pedestrians on a road near a middle school in Fengxin County, according to witnesses.

The injured have been rushed to hospitals. Among them, three are in serious condition.

The 43-year-old driver has been held by police. Witnesses said he tried to commit suicide after the incident.

Further investigation into the incident is under way.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Editor:Kong Defang,Bianji)

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