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36 injured in double-deck bus crash

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BURI RAM — Thirty six people, mostly novice monks, were injured when their chartered bus was involved in a collision with a 10-wheeler and an 18-wheel trailer-truck during steady rain in Prakhon Chai district. 

The accident occurred at kilometre marker 9 on Highway No 24 in tambon Tago Dapi late on Thursday night.

Pol Lt Panas Prodprakone, duty officer at Prakon Chai police station, said the driver of a double-decker bus carrying about 60 novices and laymen failed to overtake a car in front of him and collided head on with a 10-wheeler truck loaded with cassava. 

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