The authorities of the Chinese city of Anshun of Guizhou province reportedthat the driver surnamed Zhang deliberately sent a passenger bus in the reservoir after he learned about the demolition of his house.
The incident killed 21 people, another 15 were injured.
Among the victims and the driver himself. The city authorities said that Zhang was dissatisfied with his life and demolition of leased state buildings.
According to local police, usually Zhang began his shift at noon, but the day of the tragedy he asked the other driver to go the route before. In the morning, Zhang bought a bottle of strong Chinese alcohol called Bizzy and poured it into plastic containers.
Several hours later, shortly before the accident, Zhang sent his girlfriend a voice message in WeChat app, which, according to the police, he expressed “tired of life”.
Zhang rented a room in public housing with his former employer – plant diesel engines.
July 7 bus, which was carrying 36 people, tore down a protective barrier on the embankment and crashed into a reservoir in the Chinese city of Anshun. Among the passengers were students who were traveling to the national people’s Congress pass an entrance exam.