Other witnesses said there were gas cylinders in the vehicle.
Of the 18 people, three are said to have sustained serious injuries and are being treated.
Shanghai police believe the driver was smoking while driving and his van had "dangerous substances" inside, which had caught alight.
"It was terrible", said Liu, who is in his early 60s, two hours after the crash.
While indications showed the crash was an accident, vehicle-driven terrorist attacks have killed scores globally in recent years.
17 pedestrians were hospitalized after the incident, which occurred in the city's Huangpu District, according to Chinese state broadcaster CGTN. May on Thursday met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing as part of her three-day visit aimed at establishing a new trading relationship after Britain leaves the European Union. During the weeks-long period, authorities emphasize safety on the road and aboard planes, trains and ferries.
A British official travelling with the PM later said that Downing Street was aware of reports of the incident but had nothing further to say.
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She told Winfrey that she won't be running for office despite the clamor from the public that she should run for President next. Obama also revealed in her interview why she looked so surprised and confused for the cameras after she accepted the gift.
The pair made an appearance at the 2018 Endeavour Fund Awards on Thursday (February 1) in London, England. Meghan Markle responded with grace and humour after an awards ceremony mix-up caused confusion.
Sources said that the apex court judges met over lunch hosted by Justice A K Goel and some discussions took place among them. In another development, the Lucknow High Court Judge, Shri Narayan Shukla, was sanctioned a leave for 90 days.
Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki told reporters in Cairo that the "old mechanism has ceased to exist and is history". Saudi Arabia has denied endorsing such a plan and said they are committed to the two states solution based on 1967 borders.
He's known as the voice of Counter-Strike, voicing the phrase "Counter-Terrorists Win!" and countless other VO in the game. Counter-Strike and its predecessors continue to thrive as an immensely popular multiplayer titles since its release.
A short time later, the powerful sedative, pentobarbital, began to take its effect and soon Battaglia said, "Oh, I feel it". Battaglia offered few final words before he was pronounced dead by lethal injection at 9.40pm, stating: "Hi, Mary Jean".
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.
Brett Favre to deliver pre-game speech to Eagles
But the increasing number of his former assistants as head coaches will give him more chances to enjoy someone else's success . Pederson's hiring didn't exactly qualify as a splash move, but it was one the organization can look back on as the right move.
The annual revenue of Metafrax Group exceeded USD 660 million and the annual volume of investments amounted to USD 80 million. CHEMICAL ASSETS In 2014 Seyfeddin Roustamov became the major shareholder of the chemical company Metafrax (Perm region).