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Haryana: Nine dead as bus catches fire on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway near Nuh

Haryana road accident: The incident took place at Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway near Nuh district in Haryana today morning.

Edited By: Sheenu Sharma @20sheenu Nuh (Haryana) Updated on: May 18, 2024 10:17 IST
Haryana road accident, Eight dead several injured bus catches fire, accident at Kundli Manesar Palwa
Image Source : VIDEO SCREENGRAB Haryana: Eight dead as bus catches fire on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway.

Haryana road accident: At least nine people were killed when the bus they were travelling in caught fire on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway near Nuh in Haryana today (May 18).

Several people were injured after the bus they were travelling in caught fire in Nuh. The injured have been brought to Nuh Medical College for treatment. The incident occurred around 2:00 am on KMP Expressway.

Devotees returning from Mathura-Vrindavan

The incident occurred around 2:00 am on KMP Expressway. The bus was carrying around 60 people, all of whom were residents of Punjab and Chandigarh and were returning from Mathura-Vrindavan, police said.

Locals noticed the fire, chased the bus and asked the driver to stop. They also informed the police and the fire department. Nine people were killed and several others were injured in the fire. The injured were rushed to the hospital, police said.

"Nine people -- six women and three men -- were killed in the accident. Fifteen people were injured and have been hospitalised. All the injured are stable," said Inspector Jitendra Kumar, Station House Officer, Sadar Tauru.

"The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. A probe is underway," he said.

A local resident said that after noticing the fire, some people chased the bus on a motorcycle and asked the driver to stop. The locals also informed the police and fire department.

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