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Arson suspect seized after airport shuttle bus fire killing 2, injuring 14

07-22-2010 13:42 BJT

CHANGSHA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- A man who allegedly set an airport shuttle bus on fire has been seized by police in central China's Hunan Province Wednesday, said local police Thursday.

Chen Haitao, 36, allegedly set the bus on fire as it traveled from Huanghua International Airport at the provincial capital Changsha to the city proper at about 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, said a municipal police spokesman.

Chen was captured at midnight Wednesday in Changsha and is now in police custody, he said.

The arson left two people dead, three seriously injured and 11 others slightly injured.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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