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Archaeologists Make Grisly Find in China

Skulls of 80 sacrificed young women unearthed

(Newser) - A mass grave holding the skulls of 80 young women has been found in China, state media today reported, and the details only get grislier from there. Archaeologists believe the women may have been sacrificed as many as 4,000 years ago, perhaps as part of "foundation ceremonies" that... More »

36 Dead After China Bus Plows Into Methanol Tanker

Accident occurred in Shaanxi province

(Newser) - A double-decker sleeper bus rammed into a tanker loaded with highly-flammable methanol on a northern Chinese highway early today, causing both vehicles to burst into flames and killing 36 people, state media said. The official Xinhua News Agency said 39 people were on the long distance sleeper bus when it... More »

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