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Telangana: 53 people, including kids, dead after state bus falls into valley

Telangana: 53 people, including kids, dead after state bus falls into valley

Most of the passengers lost balance and fell on the right side of the bus leading to the accident.

According to Hindustan Times, the accident, which killed at least five children, occurred as the bus returned from the Hanuman Temple atop Kondagattu Hills. "We will take all precautions by developing this road or diverting (the services)", Finance Minister Etela Rajender said.

Most of the victims - as many as 36 - were women, the police said, adding that the injured were taken to hospitals in Jagtial and the neighbouring Karimnagar district.

The bus, part of the state-run network in Telangana, was returning from a hilltop temple in the district of Jagtial, about 190km from Hyderabad, the state capital, a district official said. Eyewitnesses told Express that the bus was hit by a Tata Ace following which the driver lost control and drove off the road into the gorge. "Twenty-three passengers died on the spot, while around 25 others were shifted to hospitals in serious condition with severe head injuries", the RDO said.

Telangana Chief Minister KCR has expressed shock over the accident and conveyed his condolences.

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"The incident happened between 11.45am and noon", said Jagtial District Collector A Sharat, who is supervising the relief and rescue work.

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The chief minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao, has announced that families of those who died in the accident will each receive 500,000 rupees (about $6,882; £5,287) as compensation. In a tweet, Mr. Modi said his thoughts and solidarity are with the bereaved families.

Police and revenue officials rescued the injured with the help of locals and rushed them to hospitals. Earlier also there were accidents. He has further directed the officials concerned to provide immediate medical assistance to the injured.


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