April 26, 1995 in Nation/World

Bus Explosion Kills 17

Associated Press

An explosion blew apart a bus traveling in northwestern Vietnam and at least 17 people were killed, the bus company director said Tuesday.

The state-run Vietnam News reported that the bus was carrying explosives. The newspaper quoted a policeman as saying that someone smoking or a short circuit in the bus may have caused the explosion.

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