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30 people killed in Italy coach accident

Updated: 2013-07-29 07:10
( Xinhua)

ROME, July 28 (Xinhua) - Thirty people were killed and some others were injured in a coach accident on Sunday in southern Italy, local media reported.

The coach hit several cars before falling off a flyover and plunged 30 meters down a steep slope near the town of Avellino in the Campania region.

About 40 passengers, including children, were on board, according to Italy's ANSA news agency.

The driver is reported to be among the dead.

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