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12:00 AM, December 26, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, December 26, 2018

Hijacked bus ploughs into pedestrians

8 killed in China

At least eight people were killed and 22 injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China's Fujian province yesterday afternoon, state media reported.

A hijacker carrying a knife has been detained and is being investigated by local police, state television CGTN reported.

The incident happened at about 3:20pm in the city of Longyan, the local Minxi Ribao newspaper reported. A policeman was among the five confirmed dead.

The hijacker had attacked a female passenger before taking control of the bus, Duowei reported.

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