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10 killed as bus catches fire in MP

india Updated: Dec 23, 2008 19:07 IST

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At least 10 persons were charred to death and around 12 injured when the bus carrying them caught in a fire after coming in contact with a high-tension electricity cable near a village about 15 km from Ashoknagar, police said.

A bicycle kept on top of the bus came in contact with a 11 kv line, following which the fire spread through the bus and charred the passengers, police said.

Ten bodies have been brought to the district hospital, they said adding attempts are being made to take the seriously injured to Gwalior.