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China bus fire kills 30, injures 21

At Least 30 People Were Killed And 21 Others Injured When A Tourist Bus Burst Into Flames After Crashing Into The Side Of A Road In Central China Today.

PTI | Updated on: 26 Jun 2016, 01:40:55 PM
China bus fire kills 30, injures 21 (Representational image)


At least 30 people were killed and 21 others injured when a tourist bus burst into flames after crashing into the side of a road in central China today.

The accident happened in Hunan province when the bus carrying 56 people crashed into the guardrails on a highway.

The ensuing oil leak may have caused the fire, the county government said. Twenty-one people have been hospitalised and rescuers are still searching the charred frame of the bus.

The police have detained the driver of the bus, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. 

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First Published : 26 Jun 2016, 01:37:00 PM

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