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2012-11-12 08:24

FATAL RALLY: Things went seriously wrong during a car rally in the Czech Republic - four people were killed and several injured when a competitor skidded off the road.

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Motorsport spectators are supposed to be remote from danger but that's not always true in the motorsport business.

Four people were killed - one of them a six-year-old - on Saturday (Nov 10, 2012) by a rally car that skidded off a road in the Czech Republic.

OTHERS INJURED

A police spokeswoman said: "The car skidded off the road then continued for about 100m, killing three young women and a girl."

At least two other people were taken to hospital.

The incident happened near Brezova and Lopenik, about 300km south-east of the capital, Prague

The rest of the event was cancelled.

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