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Five die as man drives car into parade

Posted by on February 15, 2011 0 Comment

Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A man drove his car into a dragon dance parade in an eastern China province, killing five people and injuring many late Monday night, officials said Tuesday.

The suspect was detained by police at 2 a.m. Tuesday, five hours after he escaped from the hit-and-run scene after he drove into the dragon dance parade at a highway section in Gao’an city in Jiangxi province, Xinhua reported citing officials.

Four dragon dancers were killed on the spot, while another died in the hospital.

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