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At least 17 Pakistani students killed in crash

By Zahir Shah Sherazi, CNN
updated 8:56 AM EST, Wed January 15, 2014

Peshawar, Pakistan (CNN) -- At least 17 Pakistani students on their way home from a quiz competition were killed in a school van crash on Wednesday, a hospital official said.

Three teachers and the van driver also were killed when the van and a truck collided about 170 miles northeast of Karachi.

More than 10 students were being treated at a hospital in the city of Nawabshah. The youths attended the Bright Future Public School in the town of Daulatpur.

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