10 killed as private bus plunges into canal near Khammam, India

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Baku, August 22, AZERTAC

At least 10 people were killed and 18 others were injured, when a private bus plunged into a canal from a bridge on the Hyderabad-Khammam highway in Telangana, India, in the early hours of Monday, according to The Hindustan Times.

There were 31 passengers in the bus, which was travelling from Hyderabad to Kakinada. While seven of them died on the spot, three others succumbed to injuries at Khammam government hospital. Three other passengers have not yet been accounted for. All the passengers are said to be from East and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh.

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