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    Mexico Major Road Accident Leaves at least 8 Killed, Multiple People Injured

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    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - At least eight people were killed in a major road accident in the Mexican state of Jalisco after a passenger bus collided with a truck and overturned, the state's office of civil protection said on Saturday.

    "The collision… of a passenger bus with a float loaded with cardboard near kilometer marker 13 [mile marker 8] on the road connecting Lagos de Moreno and Union de San Antonio. According to the preliminary information, eight people were killed and 10 others were injured [in the accident]. The road has been closed," the office wrote on its Twitter blog.

    Meanwhile, according to the Jornada news portal, the number of injured as a result of the road accident amounted to 20 people.

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