8 pupils killed as bus overturns in Hainan
                 English.news.cn | 2014-04-10 17:39:59 | Editor: Fu Peng

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Medical workers give treatment to injured passengers of a bus overturn accident in Wenchang City, south China's Hainan Province, April 10, 2014. Eight pupils died and 32 were injured when their bus for spring outing overturned in Chengmai County of Hainan Province on Thursday morning. All the injured have been sent to hospital and the cause of the accident is under investigation. (Xinhua/Chen Fei)

HAIKOU, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Eight pupils died and 32 were injured when a bus overturned in China's southernmost province of Hainan on Thursday morning.

The accident happened at about 11 a.m. in Chengmai County, where Xincai School had organized an outing for 586 students in 14 buses, according to the county government.

Of the injured, four were seriously wounded. They are receiving treatment at a local hospital.

The Xincai School, a private school, did not report to any authorities before organizing the outing, according to the government.

The county government has already paid 100,000 yuan (16,258 U.S. dollars) to the families of each of those killed.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.

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