At least 20 people were killed and about 10 injured Sunday night in a bus fire at an illegal transport terminal in the Peruvian capital, emergency services said.
A number of the victims burned to death, trapped on the upper level of the interprovincial bus in Lima, firefighters said.
Passersby described scenes of panic and cries of terror.
Much of the vehicle was reduced to a skeleton, and the corpses of some victims could still be seen in the seats. Others asphyxiated on the stairway connecting the upper and lower levels. Read more