26 dead in Taiwan tourist bus crash: Officials

AFP| Updated: Jul 19, 2016, 12:53 PM IST

"A Taiwan tour bus carrying a group of visitors from mainland China crashed and caught fire Tuesday killing 26 on board as they headed to an airport near the capital Taipei", government officials said. 

"The tour group of 24 people, eight men and 16 women, was from China`s northeastern city of Dalian", the interior ministry said.

The driver and tour guide were also killed.