Nineteen die in northeast China after bus collides with truck

At least 19 people were killed after a bus collided with a truck parked on the side of a busy highway in northeast China, state media reported Friday. The bus carrying 41 people slammed into the parked truck on the Harbin-Tongjiang expressway in Heilongjiang province Thursday afternoon, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. The truck had parked after colliding with another vehicle just minutes earlier, Xinhua said. At least 19 people died and the number of wounded was being verified, Xinhua said.