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.