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At least 41 people killed in China Henan bus blaze

A bus has caught fire on a highway in central China, killing at least 41 people on board, state media say.

The Xinhua news agency reported that six passengers and the driver had escaped the inferno in Xinyang City, in the province of Henan.

State television said that the bus had 35 sleeper berths, suggesting it had been overcrowded.

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