2 die, 19 injured as bus overturns, catches fire in Kurukshetra

KURUKSHETRA: Two people died and 19 others were injured after the double-decker bus they were travelling in overturned and caught fire near Sawla village here.

2 die, 19 injured as bus overturns, catches fire in Kurukshetra

The deceased included an elderly woman.

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Tribune News Service
Kurukshetra, July 13

Two people died and 19 others were injured after the double-decker bus they were travelling in overturned and caught fire near Sawla village in Kurukshetra district on Saturday.

The deceased included an elderly woman.

Around 4 am the driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned after hitting the divider.

The bus was on its way from Delhi to Jammu.

The injured were rushed to the LNJP hospital and were yet to be identified.

Resident Medical Officer Dr SS Arora said, “As many as 19 injured were brought to the hospital of which two were referred to Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh. The others were discharged after giving them the treatment.”

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