(0324 CR M03)DEADLY BUS, TRAIN COLLISION
DATELINE: March 24, 2011
A collision between a train and a bus left at least 5 people dead and over 50 others injured Thursday morning in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
The death toll could be higher as some of the injured are in severe condition.
A spokesman with the city's railway bureau said a runaway bus careered onto a railway track and was hit by a running train at 9:07 a.m., in the capital city Urumqi.
Passengers on the bus were mostly students on their way to school.
Police said at least 5 people were killed in the accident.
The wounded were rushed to three local hospitals.
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