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14 die in Chile road accident

Fourteen people, including 10 women, were killed and 22 others injured when their bus overturned on a highway in Chile on Thursday, Xinhua reported.

world Updated: Apr 16, 2011 11:23 IST

Fourteen people, including 10 women, were killed and 22 others injured when their bus overturned on a highway in Chile on Thursday, Xinhua reported.

The accident occurred around 2:30 p m between Chillan and Concepcion cities in the Bio bio region, some 550 km south of Santiago. Six of the injured were in serious condition.

Survivors said that the accident occurred after the driver entered a curve without reducing the speed. The bus was carrying 43 people, including three crewmembers.