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The police said that the accident occurred when the driver, identified as Gireesh, lost the control of the vehicle and hit an electricity pole before the bus overturned.
The minibus which was on its way to Nowshera skidded off the road and turned turtle, just few kilometres short of its destination when the driver lost control over the vehicle.
According to reports, the accident happened on Multan road in Dera Ghazi Khan district, reports Xinhua news agency.
Poor road infrastructure and reckless driving are the leading causes of accidents in Nepal.
In a tragic incident, four persons, including a woman, were charred to death when a private bus they were travelling in collided with a lorry and caught fire. Ten people were injured.
The Government of India on Wednesday sanctioned an amount of Rs 1.49 crore as ex gratia to the victims of the Kondagattu bus accident.
Eyewitnesses said the driver of the speeding bus lost control as it neared a small bridge over Dakatia Canal at around 7.30 am on Tuesday.
The deceased, Ishtiaq Ahmad was reversing the mini-bus in the absence of its driver when it skidded off the road and fell into the gorge at Malwana
The TSRTC officials will be operating 4,480 special buses from Hyderabad to various destinations while arrangements have been made to run additional buses to clear extra rush of passengers.
Preliminary inquiry revealed that rash driving by the driver, who also sustained injuries, led to the accident.
According to police, the bus was travelling from Nairobi to the western town of Kakamega and was carrying 52 passengers.
One of the victims, Anil, was visiting from Dubai and cannot return back due to injuries sustained in the accident.
One of them was later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack where his condition was stated to be critical, the police officer said.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.
The accident occurred in Mancholi area when the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus was on its way to Khadar village from Chaupal on Sunday