13 August 2005

Fire on hijacked bus extinguished


A fire on a hijacked bus was extinguished

A bus been hijacked and set on fire in Derry.

The incident took place at Lone Moor Road in the Brandywell area of the city at about 1330 BST.

The vehicle was stopped by several people and a blaze started onboard. However, it was extinguished by local people.

The female driver of the bus was said to be badly shocked. Police said the incident is not thought to be connected to the Apprentice Boys parade in Derry.

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