40 passengers survive as sleeper bus catches fire in capital

VOV.VN - About 40 passengers managed to escape a sleeper bus before the vehicle burned down on Thang Long Boulevard on the outskirts of Hanoi capital on June 26.

The bus carrying approximately 40 passengers was travelling across Hoai Duc district when it burst into flames from the back of the vehicle.

Passengers panicked and asked the driver to stop. Many people fled, and at the same time moved their belongings from the bus. A few minutes later, the fire broke out quickly and engulfed the entire vehicle.

Firefighters were deployed to the scene and the fire was completely extinguished at about 15:30. There were no casualties in the fire, according to local police.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

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