Passenger sets packed bus on fire

HANGZHOU, China (NBC/CCTV VIA APTN) — Police in eastern China released video of a suspected arson attack on a bus.

A surveillance camera on the bus showed a suspect pouring flammable liquid on the floor and setting it on fire.

Chinese state media said 32 people were injured, 15 of them critically.

The suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment, along with 28 victims of the attack.

Police are reportedly still trying to identify the attacker.

Authorities released a picture of the suspect and offered a reward for information about his identity.

The motive for the incident is under investigation. 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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