18 killed in 30-vehicle pile-up in China

Firefighters working at the scene of a major car accident on the highway near Yingshang, Anhui province, in eastern China, yesterday. The pile-up involving at least 30 vehicles killed 18 people yesterday, the local authorities said, leaving dramatic
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Firefighters working at the scene of a major car accident on the highway near Yingshang, Anhui province, in eastern China, yesterday. The pile-up involving at least 30 vehicles killed 18 people yesterday, the local authorities said, leaving dramatic scenes of twisted and burnt-out wreckage and a towering column of black smoke.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 16, 2017, with the headline '18 killed in 30-vehicle pile-up in China'. Print Edition | Subscribe