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Gansu School Bus Crash Sparks Anger

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 1:28 am (UTC+0)
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Since a small bus carrying 62 children crashed into a coal truck in Gansu province (甘肃), killing 18 children and 2 adults last week, Chinese microblogs have erupted with tens of thousands of angry posts. The bus was only a nine-seater and was severely overcrowded at the time of the accident (甘肃校车事故). The Xinhua news agency […]



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