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China highway crash claims eight lives

| Updated: January 15, 2018 14:33:00

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Eight people were killed and another six wounded in a highway collision in east China's Shandong Province, local authorities said Monday.

The accident happened on Sunday when a coach rear-ended a truck tractor on the expressway linking the cities of Shenyang and Haikou, according to the traffic police of Yantai City, Shandong.

The collision killed two people on the site.

Another six succumbed to their injuries in hospital, Xinhua news agency reported quoting police.

Further investigation is going on.

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