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26 Chinese tourists escape bus fire without injury

Kritsada Mueanhawong

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26 Chinese tourists have had a lucky escape after their tour bus burst into flames as they were headed southbound along Thepkasatri Road around 6pm tonight, just opposite the Isuzu Showroom. The group was returning from a trip to the islands off Phuket and headed for their hotel. The tour group only arrived in Phuket last night.
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The driver smelt smoke in the engine compartment, pulled over and got all the passengers off the bus before the fire started engulfing the vehicle. Local villagers came to the rescue with chemical extinguishers but it wasn’t until emergency services arrived that the fire was brought under control.
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