Eight die in China car crash

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 19:30 hrs

Beijing, Jan 1 (IANS) Eight people died in China early Monday when their car rammed into a sand truck, authorities said.

The car was carrying 12 people. The accident took place around 2.30 a.m. in Shandong province. Four others were injured, Xinhua reported.

Seven died on the spot, while another one succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

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