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8 dead, 11 injured in bus-diesel tanker collision in Thane

New Delhi: Eight people were killed and 11 injured after a luxury bus in which they were traveling collided with a diesel tanker at Kude village, around 10 km from Manor, on Wednesday. The Volvo
India TV News Desk January 29, 2014 12:50 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Eight people were killed and 11 injured after a luxury bus in which they were traveling collided with a diesel tanker at Kude village, around 10 km from Manor, on Wednesday.

The Volvo bus belonging to Pune-based Purple Travels was on its way to Ahmedabad when the accident occurred around 1.40 am.

The collision caused the tanker to catch fire which spread to the bus. A car collided with the luxury bus from behind and caught fire as well.

Eight people including bus passengers and those travelling in the car were charred to death.

The 11 injured have been admitted to Manor Rural hospital and have suffered medium to minor injuries.

One of the injured has been transferred to Thane.