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13 killed in van-truck crash in Brazil

world Updated: Jan 09, 2010 08:03 IST

Thirteen people were killed and six injured when a van collided head-on with a truck in southeast Brazil.
The accident took place in Patos de Minas town in Minas Gerais state on Friday, Xinhua reported.

The van was carrying tourists.

Twelve people in the van and one person in the truck were killed.

Police said all the victims died on the spot. The truck driver succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

Traffic on the road was disrupted for several hours after the accident.