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13 killed in vehicles collision in southern Philippines

Manila, Mar 25 (UNI) Thirteen people were killed after a passenger van and a dump truck collided on a highway in Cotabato province in the southern Philippines on Monday, police and local media said.
Police said the van, with about 15 passengers aboard, was negotiating a sloping curve when it was hit by the speeding dump truck in the opposite lane. The accident happened after 12 noon local time.
Initial investigation showed that the van flipped and rolled over before plunging into a ditch and burst into flames. The truck landed on its side and was thrown some 200 meters away from the van before catching fire, police added.
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