Friday, July 22, 2011

41 people die after a bus fire in China

.- At least 41 people were killed and six injured after a bus carrying more passengers than authorized caught fire as it traveled along a road in central China's Henan province. The vehicle began to fire without its passengers could do anything to turn it off but have spread at a rapid pace. The bus, 35 seats, was carrying 47 people, and traveling on the highway between the capital Beijing and Zhuhai City.

It is still not known why he caused the fire. One of the injured were in critical condition at a hospital in the city of Zhumadian, while the remaining five, including the bus driver, being treated at a hospital in the city of Xinyang, municipal police said. The double-decker bus equipped with beds and en route between the city of Weihai, in Shandong Province, and Changsha, capital of central Hunan Province, reported Xinhua news agency.

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