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13 dead in China bus accident

At least 13 people were killed and nine injured after a bus fell off a cliff on Saturday evening in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said.

world Updated: Aug 01, 2010 07:27 IST

At least 13 people were killed and nine injured after a bus fell off a cliff on Saturday evening in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said.

The bus carrying 22 people lost control and crashed the guardrail before falling off the 8.5-metre-high cliff in Xuanhan County, Xinhua reported.

Eleven people died at the scene while two others succumbed to injuries at a hospital.