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At least 20 dead in SE China bus fire

English.news.cn   2013-06-07 21:13:12            

Photo taken by mobile phone on June 7, 2013 shows the debris of a bus on an elevated track in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. At least 20 people died and more than 30 others were injured after the bus in the city's BRT (bus rapid transit) service burst into flames at about 6:30 p.m. on Friday. (Xinhua)



Chinese leaders give instructions on handling deadly bus fire

BEIJING, June 7 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping has given important instructions regarding the handling of a deadly bus fire that killed at least 42 people in east China's Fujian Province Friday evening.

A BRT (bus rapid transit) bus caught fire in the city of Xiamen at about 6:30 p.m., which also injured at least 33 people.Full story 

Never pursue development at cost of lives, Xi warns

BEIJING, June 8 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping has warned that China can never pursue development at the cost of people's lives, after a string of deadly accidents rocked the nation over the past week.

"Human's life is most precious and we can never pursue development at the cost of people's lives. This is a red line that cannot be overstepped," Xi, who is on a trip to America, issued an instruction on work safety on Thursday.Full story


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