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Brazil police: 13 dead, 39 hurt in multi-vehicle crash

AP  |  Sao Paulo 

Police in say at least 13 people were killed and 39 others injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the country's southeast. Twelve of the injured are listed in serious condition.

report that the accident occurred today morning near the city of in Minas Gerais state.

An at the department's press office said by phone that at least six vehicles were involved, including a minibus, two trucks and two vans. He declined to give his name in line with department rules.

He said police are investigating what caused the crash but apparently a minibus smashed into a truck laden with paper coming in the opposite direction.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 02:36 IST