It’s been reported that 14 people have died in a bus fire in northern China. More than 30 others are said to have been injured.
The incident occurred when the vehicle burst into flames while near a furniture mall in Helan County, Yinchuan City. The injured were taken to hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
There have been several serious bus fires in recent years in China, some blamed on people who are mentally unstable or who are seeking revenge against society.
Update: Fire engulfs bus in NW China’s Ningxia at morning rush hour, leaving 14 dead, 31 injured. Cause unknown yet pic.twitter.com/1ihYvwjy9z— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) January 5, 2016