Gujarat: Two killed, several injured after bus carrying 50 passengers falls into gorge

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Two female passengers were killed while several others were injured in after a bus carrying 50 passengers fell into a gorge near Saputara in Gujarat’s Dang district on Saturday. The police said that at least 30 people were injured in the accident.

The accident occurred around 8 pm when the bus returning from Saputara overturned, broke the railings at a turning and hurtled down 50 feet into a gorge, nearly 3 km from the hill station, said Superintendent of Police Ravirajsinh Jadeja.

“Two women passengers were killed and 25-30 other tourists were injured. They were rescued and taken to different hospitals for treatment,” he said, adding that the tourists were returning to Surat after visiting the hill station.

MoS Home Harsh Sanghavi said, “As many as 50 passengers have been rescued in the bus accident which occurred due to a tyre blast.”

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