As many as 24 people were injured, five of them seriously, when a bus in which they were travelling fell into a roadside ditch on Amritsar-Pathankot highway here on Saturday.

The private bus was heading towards Gurdaspur from Batala when the accident took place, the police said. The bus skid off the road and fell into the ditch when the driver was trying to prevent ramming into three motorcyclists, they added. — PTI