Beijing (Reuters) – in a fire In a coach on a highway in the South of China, 26 people have been killed and a further 28 have been injured.

Five of them were in critical condition, informed the city Council Changde. The Bus with 56 people on Board, was on Friday evening in the province of Hunan in the city of Changde in the fire. The two drivers were arrested and questioned about the causes of the accident, the state news Agency Xinhua reported.

In China occur more severe and more Busunglücke: In November, the fight between a passenger and the driver of the Bus from a bridge was brought down after a hand gripper 50 meters deep in the Jangste power, at least 13 people were killed. In June, in the collision of a bus with a truck and 18 people were died.

dpa