7 killed as tourist bus falls in gorge in India

Indian, bus accident, East Godavari

Rajahmundry - Police rushed to the area and launched rescue operation with the help of local authorities.



By IANS

Published: Tue 15 Oct 2019, 12:18 PM

Last updated: Tue 15 Oct 2019, 2:31 PM

Seven people were killed and 13 others injured as a tourist bus fell into a gorge in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Tuesday, police said.

The incident occurred near Valmiki Konda between Maredumilli and Chinturu.

Police rushed to the area and launched rescue operation with the help of local authorities.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital, where the condition of five of them is said to be critical.

The bus driver apparently lost control while negotiating a curve, resulting in the accident, the police added.


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