Live reporting: Hyderabad bound bus catches fire in Mehboobnagar

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
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PTI 30 Oct 2013, 12:19 PM IST
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
 
   
 

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