PILE-UP ON CHI­NESE MO­TOR­WAY KILLS 17

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

BEI­JING: A huge pile-up on a Chi­nese mo­tor­way killed at least 17 peo­ple when a to­tal of 56 ve­hi­cles crashed into one an­other in winter weather, state me­dia said yes­ter­day. The ac­ci­dent hap­pened in snow and rainy weather in the north­ern province of Shanxi, on an ex­press­way link­ing Bei­jing with Kun­ming, the of­fi­cial news agency Xin­hua re­ported. Pic­tures of the scene showed lor­ries scat­tered across the road, some of them over­turned, and burnt-out wrecks of cars af­ter the crash on Mon­day. – AFP

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