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At least 18 killed, 17 hurt in bus fire

From Times Wire Reports

Mechanical problems triggered a fire that raced through a bus in Panama City, killing at least 18 people and injuring 17 as passengers jumped from the flaming vehicle, police said. The bus had no emergency exit.

Investigators think some form of fuel leak was to blame. They were checking the charred remains of the engine and bus for clues.


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