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2 killed, 7 injured in car crash in eastern Myanmar

28 Sep 2023, 22:55 GMT+10

YANGON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Two people were dead and seven others injured in a car crash in eastern Myanmar's Shan state, officer from a local fire brigade team U Kyaw Myo Oo told Xinhua on Thursday.

The crash occurred at around 6:00 a.m. local time in Heho town, Shan state, said the officer.

A vehicle lost control and rammed into a six-wheeler truck parked on the side of the road, causing the casualties, he said.

The driver, who was trapped in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, and another victim, a woman, was also pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital, said rescue organization official U Moe Kyaw Thu.

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