Ten dead, 17 injured in NE China bus fire

March 05, 2014 - 9:32:23 am

BEIJING: Ten people were killed and another 17 injured in a bus fire on Wednesday morning in Jilin City in northeast China's Jilin Province, local authorities said.

The local fire department was alerted earl on Wednesday morning that a shuttle bus of Fukang wood company was on fire while traveling along a street, according to China's (Xinhua) News Agency.

Forty-three people were on board when the fire broke out.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. (QNA) 

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