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(Update) 5 killed as bus overturns in Chumphon

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Five passengers were killed and 38 others injured when a Bangkok-Chumphon bus ran off the highway and overturned in Chumphon's Tha Sae district early Wednesday morning. 

Pol Lt Sonthaya Thaipradith, duty officer at tambon Salui police station, said the accident occurred about 3.45am on the Petchakasem highway between kilometre markers No 463-464 in Chumphon’s Tha Sae district.

The bus overturned in the right lane of the southern bound highway and was severely damaged. Police called to the scene said the bodies of five dead passengers were lying on the road.

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