Twenty bus passengers and two school kids were injured in an accident, involving two State transport corporation buses and a school van at Thangachimadam, near here on Thursday.

Police said two buses, one proceeding towards Rameswaram and another coming from the pilgrim centre collided at the Church stop. In the impact, a bus hit a school van, which was coming from behind. Twenty passengers from the two buses and two school kids suffered minor injuries as the buses were coming in slow speed in view of barricades installed by the traffic police..

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