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Maharashtra: Bus falls into gorge in Raigad, three dead, several injured

The number of casualties is likely to rise.

Written by Vallabh Ozarkar | Mumbai |
May 8, 2022 11:24:04 am
SMO, Chandigarh news, Chandigarh, Indian express, Indian express news, Punjab newsThe impact of the collision was so high that Lakhbir Singh, a labourer, who was riding the bike, his wife Preet, and their two daughters Muskan (16) and Arshpreet were tossed in the air. Muskan banged into a nearby electricity pole and died on the spot. Preet died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

At least three people have died and several others have sustained injuries after a bus carrying 35 passengers fell into a gorge near Mhasla tehsil in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Sunday. The number of casualties is likely to rise.

According to preliminary information, the accident took place at Ghonse village in Raigad after the bus plunged 50-60 feet into the gorge. The passengers were reportedly travelling from Thane to attend a function at Shrivardhan village.

Police and rescue teams have been rushed to the spot and the rescue operation is underway.

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