Bus arsonist admits guilt
Bao Laixu, whowas accused of setting fire to a bus filled with passengers in Hangzhou in July, admitted guilt during his trial on Wednesday. Bao, 35, was in poor health after the fire and had both his feet amputated. He attended the trial lying in bed. He admitted starting the fire that killed 47 people and injured 34 others, saying he regretted hurting somany people. “I did not feel like living at that time and got on a randombus. NowI know that innocent passengers were hurt because of me. It is too late to say anything. I have to pay for what I did,” he told the court.