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    At least 25 people were killed and another 13 wounded after a bus in southwest China veered off a mountain road and tumbled into a valley on Tuesday morning, Xinhua news agency reported.

    MOSCOW, January 29 (RIA Novosti) - At least 25 people were killed and another 13 wounded after a bus in southwest China veered off a mountain road and tumbled into a valley on Tuesday morning, Xinhua news agency reported.

    The agency said the bus with 38 passengers on board hurtled into a valley 40 meters (130 feet) deep in the province of Guizhou. Two of the injured passengers are in a serious condition.

    According to preliminary information, the accident was due to a thick layer of ice on road.

    Heavy snow has killed dozens of people in China in the past few weeks, with numerous road accidents reported.

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