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11 dead in Vietnam bus crash

11 dead in Vietnam bus crash

Hanoi: A truck driving in the wrong direction on a one-way road smashed into a bus in Vietnam’s central highlands on Sunday killing at least 11 people, AFP reports.

The accident in Gia Lai province occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning, also injuring 23 passengers.

The truck was believed to have hit the bus head-on. The bus was carrying 36 passengers, state media said.

The coach driver was among the dead, the report added. It is not known whether the truck driver survived.