New Delhi: In a tragic incident, forty people were charred to death in a bus blaze in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh early Wednesday morning.
The accident happened on the Bangalore-Hyderabad national highway in the Mahabubnagar district in Andhra Pradesh.
11:55 AM: Bus fire toll rises to 45
11:05 AM: The passengers could not escape as the central locking system of bus made it impossible for them to open the door - M.Girija Shankar Collector
11:00 AM: All who came alive made themselves out through windows; the emergency windows opening were also automatically locked - M.Girija Shankar Collector
9:50 AM: According to Mehboobnagar collector 40 bodies have been recovered so far. There may be 7 more bodies inside the bus
9:45 AM: Seven injured passengers were shifted to Hyderabad after first aid
7:37 AM: YSRCP President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock and anguish over the death of passengers in the bus
7:10 AM: The SP said that the bus hit against the culvert on the road causing the diesel tank to burst and set the bus afire
6:43 AM: Hyderabad bound bus catches fire in Mehboobnagar