12 killed as truck overturns in China

Indo Asian News Service

Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 19 others injured in central China's Hunan province on Monday when their truck overturned, local authorities said.

The truck owned by a landscaping company was on the way back after the workers finished their tree planting work in Chenzhou City, the city's publicity department was quoted by Xinhua reported.

Eleven workers died on the spot and one died later at hospital.

--IANS

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