10 killed, almost 100 injured in Brazilian highway accident

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RIO DE JANEIRO. August 13. KAZINFORM At least 10 people were killed and 99 others were injured in a highway accident in Brazil' s southeastern state of Parana on Saturday night, a local fire brigade said Sunday, according to Xinhua.

The accident occurred on the PR-323 highway, between Paicandu and Doutor Camargo, in northern Parana, when two buses collided before a van, a car and a motorcycle crashed into them.

One of the buses was rented by a religious group traveling to Maringa, 115 kilometers from the accident site, while the other was from a tourism company which traveled from Umuarama-Maringa.

The fire brigade said that 99 people, of whom six were seriously injured, were taken to three local hospitals.

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