Beijing: At least 14 people were killed and more than 30 injured after a bus caught fire in Northern China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region on Tuesday, authorities said.
The accident happened in Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia region at around 7 a.m., when Bus No. 301 caught fire near a furniture mall in Yinchuan city’s Helan county.
According to a press officer at the Ningxia fire department, the cause of the accident is still being investigated. She said the fire was put out within 10 minutes.
There have been several serious bus fire incidents in recent years in China, some incidents have been blamed on people who were mentally unstable or were seeking revenge against society.
( With inputs from IANS )