BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2012 (Xinhua) -- Graphic shows the road accident happened in Yan'an, Shaanxi Province, on Aug. 26, killing 36 people. (Xinhua/Zheng Yue)
Death toll in NW China road accident rises to 36
YAN'AN, Shaanxi, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from an expressway accident in northwest China has risen to 36, local police said Sunday.
The accident occurred at around 2 a.m. Sunday in Yan'an, Shaanxi Province, when a bus and a methanol-loaded tanker collided and caught fire.
Only three out of the 39 people aboard the bus have survived the accident, but they all suffered injuries, police said. Full story
At least 28 killed in NW China road accident
YAN'AN, Shaanxi, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 28 people were killed early Sunday morning after a collision between a bus and a methanol-loaded tanker in northwest China's Shaanxi province, local police said.
The two vehicles caught fire after the collision in the city of Yan'an at around 2 a.m.. Three people survived, but suffered injuries, said the municipal police. Full story