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15 killed as truck rams into house in Indonesia

At least 15 people were killed and many others wounded after a truck rammed into a house in Indonesia's East Java province on Tuesday, Xinhua reported today.

world Updated: Jul 14, 2011 09:02 IST

At least 15 people were killed and many others wounded after a truck rammed into a house in Indonesia's East Java province Tuesday, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

According to a military officer, the accident occurred at midnight after the truck developed some problem in its brakes and hit a house where villagers were celebrating a religious activity.

"Fifteen people died on the site while many others were wounded," he said, adding the accident took place in Bojonegoro district.