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    Chinese authorities arrested a suspect on charges of deliberately setting a bus on fire, which left 17 people dead and 32 injured in the city of Yinchuan, northwest China, local media reported Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The bus caught fire in the Ningxia region early on Monday.

    Eight of those injured in what is described as a possible arson attack are in a critical condition, the CCTV broadcasting company reported.

    According to the broadcaster, Ningxia fire department said that the cause of the fire was still being investigated, while the police had not yet given any indication of a possible motive.

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