15 killed after truck hit house in Bojonegoro

Fifteen people were killed and scores of others wounded after a truck hit a house where villagers were celebrating a religious activity around midnight Tuesday in East Java, a military officer told Xinhua by phone.

The truck got a problem of un-functioned brake and hit the house in Bojonegoro district, military officer of Military Command in Ngawi Jamin P.N. told Xinhua.

“Fifteen died on the site and many others got wounded,” he said. Before hitting the house, the truck collided with a small truck, said Jamin.

The victims of the accident were rushed to the nearby hospital, he said. Police are investigating the accident, the officer said.

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