02:22 GMT25 November 2020
Listen Live
    India
    Get short URL
    by
    0 01
    Subscribe

    A bus carrying more than 40 passengers was travelling from Malkapur, a city in the state of Maharashtra, to Surat, Gujarat when the accident took place.

    A bus plunged into a deep gorge in India’s Maharashtra state on Wednesday morning, leaving 5 dead and 35 of the passengers on board injured.

    "Five persons dead and around 35 injured after the bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Khamchoundar village in Nandurbar. The injured have been taken to a hospital," Mahendra Pandit, a senior police officer in the city, told ANI.

    He added that the remaining passengers are being rescued from the site, and the accident is being investigated.

    Related:

    Bus Collides With Car in Northern India Leaving 7 People Dead, Over 30 Injured, News Agency Reports
    Fowl Play? People Loot Chickens From Accident-Ridden Truck in India - Video
    Renovation or Accident? Video of Cinema Roof Collapse in 'Mall of India' Goes Viral
    Tags:
    accident, Bus, Maharashtra, India
    Community standardsDiscussion