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34 killed as bus plunges into valley in Telangana, India

Baku, September 11, AZERTAC

At least 34 passengers, most of them women, were killed and several injured after a state-run bus plunged into a valley in Telangana's Jagtial district Tuesday, police said, the Press Trust of India reported.

Around 50 people were travelling in the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation bus when it skidded off a ghat road near Shanivarapet village, about 200 km from Hyderabad.

Most of the victims were women, police said, adding, the injured had been rushed to hospitals in Jagtial and the neighbouring Karimnagar district.

"As of now, 34 people have been killed. The toll may go up," IGP (North Zone) Y Nagi Reddy told PTI.

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