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11 killed in bus accident in east China

world Updated: Aug 28, 2008 08:39 IST

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At least 11 people were killed and 31 others injured when a bus plunged into a river in east China's Jiangsu Province, the state media reported on Thursday.

The accident occurred on Tuesday when the right front tire of the bus burst and the driver lost control and the vehicle veered off the Mangdaohe River bridge at midday in Yangzhou City, local officials said.

The injured are receiving treatment in four hospitals, Xinhua news agency reported from Nanjing, the provincial capital.