Advertisement

HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014

Six dead, 51 hurt in Tamil Nadu as bus falls into gorge

IANS  Chennai, November 25, 2012
First Published: 15:17 IST(25/11/2012) | Last Updated: 15:19 IST(25/11/2012)

Six people were killed and 50 injured when a bus ferrying them fell into a gorge at Valparai near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, police said Sunday.

Advertisement

"The state government bus was carrying around 57 people last (Saturday) night. Six people lost their lives. The injured were taken to hospitals in Coimbatore and Pollachi," a police official in Valparai told IANS.

The driver of the bus seemed to have lost control while negotiating a bend on the mountain road, police said.

Valparai is 100 km from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.


Advertisement
more from India

RSS rewrites history: Dalits 'created' by Muslim invaders

Emboldened by the BJP’s success in the Lok Sabha elections, the RSS has intensified its efforts to find and validate a common Hindu thread to unify all groups under one Hindu identity.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved