CHINA Truck collision kills 8, injures 4 in China

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Truck collision kills 8, injures 4 in China

Xinhua

10:14, June 28, 2018

HEFEI, June 28 - Eight people died and another four were injured when a truck rear-ended another and caused fire in a nearby house in Yingshang County, east China's Anhui Province, local authorities said.

The accident happened at around 2 a.m. Thursday. One vehicle was an oil tanker. Leaked oil caught fire, setting a nearby house ablaze, according to the county's publicity department.

A driver, six people in the house and another unidentified person were killed.

The fire was put out at around 4 a.m.. All the injured have been taken to hospital. Further investigation is underway.


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