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A collision between an intercity bus and a cement truck on a foggy eastern China highway killed at least 17 people

A collision between an intercity bus and a cement truck on a foggy eastern China highway killed at least 17 people

A collision between an intercity bus and a cement truck on a foggy eastern China highway killed at least 17 people

A collision between an intercity bus and a cement truck on a foggy eastern China highway killed at least 17 people.

The Xinhua News Agency reported that yesterday's crash occurred in thick fog outside Nanjing city.

The report said the collision caused the truck to catch fire.

Xinhua reported the bus was carrying 53 people, and besides the 17 dead, another 23 were injured, six seriously.

The crash occurred between Nanjing city and the eastern city of Hefei, but the report did not say which direction the bus was heading.

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