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Taiwan: 26 killed as bus carrying tourists bursts into flames on airport expressway

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 July 2016, 12:43 IST

In an unfortunate incident, at least 26 people were killed after a tourist bus caught fire on an airport expressway in Taiwan's Taoyuan region on 19 July.

The incident took place after the bus rammed into a guard rail near Taoyuan City.

The driver of the bus reportedly died on the spot.

Reports suggest that the passengers were a group from the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning who were on their way to the Taoyuan interantional airport catch a flight back home.

The cause of the fire has not been ascertained yet.

First published: 19 July 2016, 12:43 IST
 
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