45 passengers killed, several injured as TSRTC bus plunges into valley
Telangana

45 passengers killed, several injured as TSRTC bus plunges into valley

Jagtial (Telangana) Sep 11: Jagital (Telangana) Sep 11: As many as 45 passengers travelling in the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation Bus (TSRTC) were killed and several others injured when the bus plunged into a valley after it lost control near Kondagattu ghat area in this district on Tuesday.

Twenty-five women were among those killed in the accident which took place when the ill-fated bus was returning from Kondagattu to here.

The accident occurred when the bus carrying nearly 60 passengers, and belonging to the Jagtial depot, was returning here from the famous Kondaghattu Anjaneya Swamy temple.

When the bus driver was negotiating a turn on Kondagattu ghat road, all the passengers tilted towards the driver's seat side of the bus leading to the vehicle lost control before it fell into the valley.