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At least 36 killed in NW China road accident

2012-08-26 06:19:01 GMT2012-08-26 14:19:01(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2012 shows the accident site after a collision between a 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker occurred on an expressway in Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (Photo/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2012 shows the accident site after a collision between a 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker occurred on an expressway in Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (Photo/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2012 shows the accident site after a collision between a 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker occurred on an expressway in Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (Photo/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2012 shows the accident site after a collision between a 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker occurred on an expressway in Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (Photo/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2012 shows the accident site after a collision between a 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker occurred on an expressway in Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (Photo/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 26, 2012 shows the accident site after a collision between a 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker occurred on an expressway in Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (Photo/Xinhua)

Two vehicles caught fire after the collision in early Sunday morning and 36 people were killed in the accident. Only three people aboard the bus have survived the accident, but they all suffered injuries, said the local police.

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