Express bus catches fire, 37 manage to escape unhurt


SIBU: Thirty-seven people on an express bus traveling from Mukah to Kuching escaped death when it caught fire near Kampung Jerok, Jalan Serian-Sri Aman, on Sunday (July 12) night.

Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Tiong Ling Hii said his department received a report on the incident at 8.18pm Sunday and immediately sent a team of firemen from the Serian fire station to the scene.

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