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Karnataka: 5 Dead, 15 Injured After Bus Overturns Near Koratagere In Tumkur

Five People Were Killed And Fifteen Were Injured After A Bus Overturned Near Koratagere In Karnataka's Tumkur District.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 30 Oct 2019, 01:16:57 PM
The accident took place near near Koratagere in Karnataka's Tumkur

The accident took place near near Koratagere in Karnataka's Tumkur (Photo Credit: ANI)

New Delhi:

Five people were killed and fifteen were injured after a bus overturned near Koratagere in Karnataka's Tumkur district on Wednesday, according to ANI.

According to local media, a private bus going from Tumakuru to Koratagere in Karnataka met with an accident. While 5 passengers lost their lives, at least 40 others have sustained injuries.  The accident occurred around 8.50 am on Wednesday morning at Koratagere taluk’s Jetty Agrahara.

According to The News Minute, many of the passengers were on the way back to their homes from Deepavali holidays. The accident happened as the driver was speeding and lost control in a rush to overtake the auto. 

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First Published : 30 Oct 2019, 11:39:32 AM

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