The incident occured at around 6.30am on February 24.

The driver of the bus No. 51B-206.78 noticed some smoke coming out of the front part of the vehicles when it was entering An Suong underpass.

He stopped the bus and asked the passengers to get off the vehicle. The fire quickly spread and the whole bus caught on fire.

Firefighters took about 15 minutes to put out the fire. Investigation of the accident is underway.

Fortunately no one was injured in the incident.

Some photos taken at the site:

 
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Xe buýt cháy dữ dội trong hầm chui ở Sài Gòn



Xe buýt cháy dữ dội trong hầm chui ở Sài Gòn
Xe buýt cháy dữ dội trong hầm chui ở Sài Gòn

Xe buýt cháy dữ dội trong hầm chui ở Sài Gòn
Xe buýt cháy dữ dội trong hầm chui ở Sài Gòn

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