8 killed, 3 injured in East China coach-truck collision

HEFEI, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were killed and three others injured following a collision between a coach and a truck in the city of Qianshan, east China's Anhui Province, on Thursday.

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The accident took place at around 10 a.m. on a highway, local police said in a statement, adding that the injured are being treated at a local hospital and they are out of danger.

An investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the accident.