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Arsonist blamed for deadly China bus fire

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An arsonist who wanted to "vent personal grievances" is suspected to have caused a horrific bus blaze in China which left 47 people dead, state media said Saturday. 

Investigators are seen at the scene where a bus caught fire on an elevated road in the city of Xiamen, China's southeast Fujian province, on June 7, 2013. An arsonist who wanted to "vent personal grievances" is suspected to have caused a horrific bus blaze in China which left 47 people dead, according to state media.

Police in Xiamen found notes at the house of a local man saying he planned the arson attack, which saw a bus being engulfed in flames within minutes during Friday's evening rush hour in the southeastern coastal city, Xinhua said.

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