At least 13 people have been killed and 39 others injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the south-east of Brazil.
Federal highway police said twelve of the injured are listed as being in a serious condition.
The accident occurred this morning near the city of Grao Mogol in Minas Gerais state.
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An officer at the department’s press office said at least six vehicles were involved, including a minibus, two trucks and two vans.
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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