The passengers of a private bus had a miraculous escape after the vehicle went up in flames near Nandikotkur in Kurnool district on Thursday night. According to reports, a marriage party was returning to Anantapur after marriage at Srisailam when the accident occurred around 9 p.m.
The flames were spotted first in the engine which spread to other parts. The driver stopped the bus and asked the passengers to alight. None of them was hurt. However, the flames could not be put out resulting in damage to the bus.