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New accident hits Rio’s carnival party

RIO DE JANEIRO: A huge float carried by an out-of-control truck struck at least 20 people celebrating carnival in Rio de Janeiro, causing serious injuries on Sunday. The truck was at the tail end of the Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school parade in the city’s Sambadrome when the accident occurred. Read More: Rio ready for Olympics carnival as opening awaits It drove too close to a fence at the entrance to the competition piste, leaving several people unable to escape. Three were seriously injured,…