29 Aug 2008

Ten die after Fiji bus catches fire

10:16 am on 29 August 2008

Ten people, including several children, are reported to have died when a bus caught fire near the Fiji town of Sigatoka last night.

The Fijilive website says the bus had been hired by a group heading to a wedding in Nadi.

Sigatoka police have yet to confirm the cause of the fire or the number of passengers on board the bus.

They say that a report of the crash was received at 4am this morning.