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30 dead, 20 hurt as bus plunges into river in China

The accident occurred in Shapingba district around 2 pm when a fully loaded bus drove through a guardrail of the bridge that spans the Jialing River.

india Updated: Oct 01, 2006 15:51 IST

At least 30 people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus plunged into a river from a bridge in Chongqing City in southwest China on Sunday, local officials said.

The accident occurred in Shapingba district around 2 pm when a fully loaded bus drove through a guardrail of the bridge that spans the Jialing River.

Twenty others were injured and are being treated at a local hospital, a local news agency reported.