1 killed, 13 injured in Bihar bus accident 

The vehicle caught fire after it hit a divider in Bihar's Purnea district in the early hours of Monday

Published: 05th August 2019 10:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2019 10:48 AM   |  A+A-

Car Accident

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Express News Service

PATNA: In a horrific incident,  at least one passenger was feared burnt alive while 14 other passengers sustained severe burn injuries when an ill-fated deluxe bus collided with the road divider and caught fire in Bihar's Purnia district early Monday morning. The Purnia district administration has confirmed the death of only one passenger.

The bus was travelling with nearly 25 passengers from Bihar's Muzaffarpur district to Siliguri in West Bengal.

All the injured have been admitted at Purnia Hospital for treatment with above 50 to 60% burn injuries. The driver and the conductor of bus have escaped after the burning incident.


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