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China Bus Accident: At least 5, including cop killed, 21 injured in China’s Longyan after hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 December 2018, 16:40 IST

At five people, including a policeman died and around 21 were injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians on Tuesday in southeastern China's Longyan city in Fujian province.

A hijacker carrying a knife had been detained and was being investigated by local police, state television CGTN reported. One of the victims has been identified as a police officer.

Online footage showed a road littered with fragments of damaged vehicles and a group of police officers and bystanders pouncing on the alleged hijacker.

The incident took place at about 3:20 pm in the city of Longyan, the local Minxi Ribao newspaper reported.

According to a video posted by Duowei news, a Chinese media outlet based in the US showed several injured people lying on the street near a crashed bus. It also showed police wrestling a person to the ground.

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First published: 25 December 2018, 16:40 IST
 
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