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China: At least 9 killed, 43 injured as car rams into crowd *GRAPHIC*00:18

China: At least 9 killed, 43 injured as car rams into crowd *GRAPHIC*

September 12, 2018 at 17:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least nine people were killed and 43 were left injured after a car rammed into a public square in Hengyang city in central China on Wednesday, according to reports.

Footage shows several people lying on the ground following the crash. Crowds of people rushing towards the reported suspect were also caught on camera.

Police have reportedly identified the suspect as a 54-year-old Chinese man who has served several prison sentences before. The incident is under investigation.

China: At least 9 killed, 43 injured as car rams into crowd *GRAPHIC*00:18
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At least nine people were killed and 43 were left injured after a car rammed into a public square in Hengyang city in central China on Wednesday, according to reports.

Footage shows several people lying on the ground following the crash. Crowds of people rushing towards the reported suspect were also caught on camera.

Police have reportedly identified the suspect as a 54-year-old Chinese man who has served several prison sentences before. The incident is under investigation.

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