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Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 13:49
Chinese Tourists Die In Taiwan Bus Fire
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At least 26 people have died after a tour bus caught fire in Taiwan's Taoyuan city, say officials quoted in the local media.

The bus smashed into a roadside barrier on a national highway and caught fire, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA).

It had been bringing the group of Chinese tourists to Taoyuan Airport to catch a flight back to Dalian.

Officials said there were 24 tourists on board plus a local guide and driver.

Pictures from the scene showed thick black smoke and flames engulfing the bus.


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