Three dead in China as tanker crashes into house

Last Updated: Fri, Jan 04, 2013 13:00 hrs

Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) At least three people died and two were injured when a tanker truck rammed into a residential building and caught fire in China's Henan province Thursday.

The accident occurred around 8.50 p.m. on a section of the national highway in Nanyang city, Xinhua quoted an official statement as saying.

The tanker, loaded with liquefied gas, collided with a truck while trying to pass the vehicle. It then veered off the road and crashed into a roadside building.

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