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Tour bus driver fire suspected of homicide

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-09-10 18:46

TAIPEI -- The driver of a tour bus fire that killed 26 people in Taiwan on July 19 was drunk and had splashed gasoline on himself and passangers, local prosecutors said Saturday.

Everyone on board the bus, including the driver, was killed when it caught fire and crashed into a highway barrier near Taoyuan Airport. They included 23 tourists and a tour guide from the Chinese mainland, the local driver and a local tour guide.

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