Death toll climbs to 26 in Maharashtra bus accident


Mumbai: The death toll in Tuesday’s bus-auto rickshaw collision in Maharashtra’s Nashik district mounted to 26 Wednesday with recovery of more bodies from the well in which both the vehicles had fallen, a police official said.

He said 32 people remained admitted in hospitals.

The accident occurred Tuesday evening when a speeding state transport (ST) bus collided with an auto-rickshaw, causing both the vehicles to fall into a roadside well at Meshi Ghat near Deola in the north Maharashtra district, around 200 kms from here.



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