Dozens killed in China shuttle bus blaze

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The Independent Online

State media said a fire on a private shuttle bus in central China left 24 people dead and 19 injured.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the fire happened last night in Wuxi, a city close to Shanghai.

The local Wuxi Daily newspaper said on its website today that investigators were trying to determine what caused the blaze on the shuttle bus.

The bus served workers at a steel factory.