In a shocking incident, at least five people including women and childern were burnt alive as a private bus caught fire.
The incident took place in Karnataka. The bus travelling from Vijayapura to Bengaluru caught fire on National Highway 4 at KR Halli in Hiriyur taluk in Chitradurga district of Karnataka in the early hours of Wednesday.
There were 32 32 passengers in the bus when it caught fire. Among the dead are two children and a woman. The bus is said to have caught fire after it developed some engine trouble.
The injured have been shifted to a district government hospital. Hiriyur Police have registered an FIR and further investigations are on.
Karnataka: Five people, including a baby, charred to death and 27 injured, last night in Hiriyur near Chitradurga district, after their bus caught fire on National Highway 4. The injured have been shifted to hospital. pic.twitter.com/Je1PxEbTv4
— ANI (@ANI) August 12, 2020