Report: Teacher among those killed in Pakistan bus fire

A female teacher was among the dead when a fire broke out aboard a school bus in Pakistan, according to the AFP news agency.

At least 16 children were killed in the incident near the city of Gujrat in the east of the country.

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Pakistan school bus fire

At least 16 children were killed after their school bus burst into flames on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Gujrat. Unconfirmed reports said a gas canister on board the bus had caused an explosion.