Passengers escape as boiling water fills bus

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (NBC/APTN/AMATEUR VIDEO) — Amateur video captured some frightening moments for people on a bus in Russia.

A hot-water pipeline burst under the bus Thursday, and it started to fill with boiling water.

Passengers screamed as they ran away from the bus. Pedestrians near the scene were seen helping them.

Around 20 people were on the bus at the time.

Some received severe burns and were treated at a local hospital.

The incident happened in Krasnoyarsk in southern Siberia. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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