20 killed in bus mishap

AHMEDABAD, AUG. 30. At least 20 people were killed and 26 others injured when a Gujarat State Road Transport bus crashed through the protection wall of a bridge and fell into a dry river near Dahod this afternoon.

According to the Home Secretary, Mr. K. Nityanandam, the bus was going from Viramgam to Dahod when the accident occurred. The driver of the bus lost control and fell into the Ghodapa river near Limkheda.

There were 46 passengers in the bus of which 20 were killed on the spot and the remaining 26 injured. The conditions of several of the injured were stated to be critical in the hospital.