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Watch: Bus driver punches passenger carrying a bicycle

A bus driver was sacked after his management learned that he attacked a foreign passenger who had boarded his bus carrying a bicycle in Chiang Mai on Saturday.

RTC Chiang Mai City Bus Co announced the driver’s dismissal on its Facebook page on Monday night, after a video clip on social media showed the man assaulting a foreign passenger, Bangkok Post reported.

Upon learning of the incident, the management had suspended the driver immediately and called him in for questioning. It later took to the driver to a police station and he was fined, the announcement said.

His employer blamed the incident on a “miscommunication”. There was no information on the reason for the assault.