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13 dead after bus runs off flooded bridge into river in northern China




At least 13 people were dead and one missing after a bus ran off a partially submerged bridge and into a swollen river in northern China on Monday morning.Hebei emergency management authorities said 51 people were on board the bus when it veered off Wangmu Bridge and into the Hutuo River in Pingshan county at around 7am, about 40km (25 miles) from the centre of Shijiazhuang, the provincial capital.The bridge was partially submerged because the Gangnan Reservoir upstream had discharged water…



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