Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 September 2014

16 killed in China road accident

Sixteen people have been killed and another 23 hurt in a road accident in China

Sixteen people have been killed and another 23 hurt in road accident, a Chinese state news agency has reported.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the accident happened early on Wednesday in the central province of Henan.

It did not immediately give any other details.

Serious traffic accidents are common in China due to overloaded vehicles, poor safety practices and bad driving habits.

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