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Angry bus passengers saw red when their driver stopped at a set of broken traffic lights and refused to budge.

The lights - in Fuzhou, Fujian province, southern China - had been stuck on red all day but driver Lu Chen said he would not move until they turned green.

He only pulled away five hours after reporting the fault, once engineers had repaired the crossing.

Chen had to call police as his furious passengers attacked him while dozens of other buses, coaches and cars went through the red light.

But a police spokesman said: "He is really a great driver, a qualified driver should behave just like this. It is illegal to go through a red light unless a policeman tells you that it's alright."

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