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Eight people burnt alive, more than 20 injured as bus catches fire in Haryana

The bus was carrying around 60 people, all of whom were residents of Punjab and Chandigarh and were returning from Mathura-Vrindavan

PTI Gurugram Published 18.05.24, 09:26 AM
The incident occurred around 2 am on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway.

The incident occurred around 2 am on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway. File picture

At least eight people were burnt alive and more than 20 were injured when a moving bus caught fire near Tauru in Haryana's Nuh district in the early hours of Saturday, police said.

The incident occurred around 2 am on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway. The bus was carrying around 60 people, all of whom were residents of Punjab and Chandigarh and were returning from Mathura-Vrindavan, police said.

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Locals noticed the fire, chased the bus and asked the driver to stop. They also informed the police and the fire department.

Eight people were killed and more than 20 were injured in the fire. The injured were rushed to the hospital, police said.

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