45 injured in Tamil Nadu accident

Updated on Feb 17, 2008 02:31 PM IST
At least 45 people were injured when the bus they were travelling in fell into a river in Villupuram on Sunday, say officials.
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IANS | By, Chennai

At least 45 people were injured when the bus they were travelling in fell into a river in Villupuram on Sunday, official sources said.

The bus with 64 people on board was coming to Chennai from Kumbakonam, sources said.

While crossing the river Pennar, the bus hit the rails of the bridge near Panruti in Villupuram district, about 300 km south of Chennai.

The injured have been taken to hospitals in Puducherry and Villupuram.

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