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12 including 10 children killed in Chinese highway tunnel

/ 04:28 PM May 09, 2017

BEIJING— A city government in China says 12 people have been killed and one badly injured in a road accident in eastern China.

The Weihai city government said on its microblog that the vehicle caught fire inside a highway tunnel on Tuesday morning. It said the cause of the accident was under investigation.

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South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said 10 of those killed were South Korean children who attended a kindergarten affiliated with a school catering largely to Koreans resident in China.

It said another child killed was a Chinese national, while their teacher was injured. The other killed was the bus driver./rga

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