AMARAVATI: At least seven people died and 30 others were injured after a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a canal in Darsi area of Andhra Pradesh‘s Prakasam districton Tuesday early morning.
According to the police, around 37 people who all are relatives, were travelling from Podili to Kakinada. They attended a marriage and hired an RTC bus from Ongole depot to attend a reception.
The deceased have been identified as Abdul Azeez (65), Abdul Hani (60), Shaik Rameez (48), Mulla Noorjahan (58), Mulla Jani Begum (65), Shaik Sabeena (35), and Shaik Heena (6). .
Those injured have been rushed to Darsi government hospital.
The accident occured when another bus came from the opposite side and the bus driver, in a bid to avert collision, hit a concrete block on the road side and then lost control.

Andhra bus accident

The chief minister has ordered the officials to ensure better medical care to the injured.


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