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30 Killed As Bus Overturns, Catches Fire In Karnataka

At least 30 people, including 10 children, were killed and 28 others injured when a Bangalore-bound bus in which they were travelling overturned and caught fire near Challanakeri area on Sunday. The bus hit a
PTI May 30, 2010 10:51 IST
PTI
At least 30 people, including 10 children, were killed and 28 others injured when a Bangalore-bound bus in which they were travelling overturned and caught fire near Challanakeri area on Sunday.

The bus hit a barricade and turned turtle, police said adding, the diesel tank caught fire. The incident took placearound 2.15am(local time).

The driver was among those killed. Twenty-five of the injured have been admitted to Challanakeri hospital and three have been taken to a government hospital.

The government has announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each for the next of kin of the deceased.