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Trinity bus catches fire on Juba – Bor highway

Trinity bus ablaze on Juba-Bor highway, passengers safe but belongings burned in incident triggered by suspected engine spark.

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A passenger bus belonging to Trinity Company caught fire along the Juba – Bor Highway on Tuesday morning. The bus was heading to Bor town in Jonglei State.

“The Trinity Express passenger bus caught fire between Gemeiza and Bor along the Juba – Bor Highway today [Tuesday] morning,” an eyewitness told Talk of Juba.


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The blaze is suspected to have been “triggered due to a spark in the engine at a high temperature.”

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All passengers escaped unhurt, though some of their belongings were burned

The cause of the fire remains unclear, but eyewitnesses reported that passengers onboard managed to evacuate the vehicle despite a few injuries,” media reports say.

The company could not immediately comment on the incident.

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