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Seven killed in Karnataka bus fire (Lead)

Seven killed in Karnataka bus fire (Lead)

Bus-caught-fireBangalore, Nov month fourteen Seven people were burnt to death and slashed passengers were November early slashed once a private-run bus caught fireside on a bridge near Haveri town, concerning 330 kilometer from here in northern state, a senior police official same.

“The mishap slashed around two.45 a.m. once the luxurious bus of Volvo create from Bangalore to urban center hit the railing of a bridge on National main road four (NH 4) at high speed and caught hearth as its fuel tanker to a lower place burst,” Haveri Superintendent of Police M. Shashi Kumar told.

About fifty passengers were aboard the ill-omened bus operated by the city-based Nationals Travels. The bus left for urban center late Wed from the town centre and crossed a hamlet Kunimallahalli, fifteen kilometer from Haveri, once it caught hearth.

“We ar nonetheless to spot the gender of the victims as their bodies ar totally burnt. Six of the slashed are rush to a state-run hospital at Hubli, around 50km from Haveri, as their condition is important owing to severe burns,” Kumar aforementioned.

There were forty three men and 6 ladies among the passengers.

“The driver is absconding whereas its cleaner is slashed and is in an exceedingly hospital at Haveri,” Kumar aforementioned.

Though most of the passengers were asleep once the fireplace poor out and therefore the flames started bounce up from to a lower place, all the survivors managed to flee by breaking the stairway window and jumping from the burning bus.

The accident could be a grim reminder of another incident once forty five passengers perished in an exceedingly similar bus hearth at Mahabubnagar in state in an exceedingly private-run luxury bus of Volvo create October thirty.

State transport minister Ramalinga Reddy rush to the spot from here to examine the accident and supervise the rescue and relief operations.

“Over dashing seems to be the explanation for the accident, as within the previous incident. we are ordering stairs to work out the reason although the propulsion Nov guilty to drive thus recklessly,” Reddy told reporters here.


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