Five Chinese killed as car plunges off cliff

Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Five police officers died in China's Guizhou province when their car plunged off a cliff Thursday, authorities said.

The accident occurred in the afternoon when the five were patrolling on a local mountainous road, reported Xinhua citing government authorities.

Four were killed at the site while the fifth, who suffered serious injuries, breathed his last en route to hospital.