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One dead in Xinjiang bus fire

Updated: 2013-08-05 13:10
( Xinhua)


One dead in Xinjiang bus fire


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URUMQI - One person was killed and at least six other were injured after a bus caught fire Monday morning in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

The injured people have been sent to local hospitals after the bus went on fire suddenly at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in Urumqi, said rescuers.

About twenty passengers were on the bus when the fire occurred, said the bus driver, who was injured in the fire.

The fire has been extinguished.

Investigation into the fire was under way.