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Car drives into parade in US state of Wisconsin, 5 killed

A red sports utility vehicle ploughed into the crowd at a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday, leaving at least five people dead and more than 40 injured, police said.

The incident occurred around 4.39 p.m. local time (2139GMT) in Waukesha city. Footage on social media showed people panicking and some were seen lying on the ground.

"At this time, we can confirm that five people are deceased and over 40 are injured. However, these numbers may change as we collect additional information," the Waukesha Police Department said on Facebook.


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