Bus accident in India leaves 25 dead, including 3 children
After hitting a pole, the bus overturned and caught fire.
Indian broadcaster NDTV reports citing officials, that a bus carrying 33 passengers overturned on Saturday in India’s western state of Maharashtra, killing 25, including three children.
According to officials, the accident took place in the early morning of Saturday, on the Samruddhi-Mahamarg Expressway in Buldhana district.
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After hitting a pole, the bus overturned and caught fire, the police said.
Eight people survived the accident, including the driver.
The police has reportedly launched an investigation into the matter, noting that the accident happened as a result of one of the tires bursting, as per the driver.