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Bangalore-bound AC bus catches fire; 6 dead

April 16, 2014 10:21 IST

Six persons were charred to death and 12 others injured, five of them seriously, when a Bangalore-bound bus caught fire at Metikurke, 25 km from Chitradurga, on Wednesday.

Three critically injured passengers have been hospitalised at Davangere while two of them were admitted to a hospital in Chitradurga, police said.

The bus was carrying about 30 passengers from Davangere when the tragedy struck in the early hours, they said. 

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