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India: At least 14 killed and 18 injured as bus plunged into canal01:47

India: At least 14 killed and 18 injured as bus plunged into canal

India, Khammam
August 22, 2016 at 12:41 GMT -00:00 · Published

At least 14 people were reportedly killed and 18 more injured when a bus plunged into a canal on the Hyderabad-Khammam highway in Telangana, Monday.

The incident took place around 02:30 local time (21:00 GMT, Sunday) when the driver slammed on the brakes to avoid, colliding with another vehicle coming in the opposite direction, on a bridge over the Nagarjunsagar canal, near the village of Nayankangudem.

The driver reportedly lost control of the bus which drove through the bridge’s barrier and plunged into the canal.

A crane retrieved the bus from the canal, with many locals looking on at the scene

India: At least 14 killed and 18 injured as bus plunged into canal01:47
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At least 14 people were reportedly killed and 18 more injured when a bus plunged into a canal on the Hyderabad-Khammam highway in Telangana, Monday.

The incident took place around 02:30 local time (21:00 GMT, Sunday) when the driver slammed on the brakes to avoid, colliding with another vehicle coming in the opposite direction, on a bridge over the Nagarjunsagar canal, near the village of Nayankangudem.

The driver reportedly lost control of the bus which drove through the bridge’s barrier and plunged into the canal.

A crane retrieved the bus from the canal, with many locals looking on at the scene

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