3 charred to death as bus catches fire in Punjab

May 14, 2017 12:00 am | Updated 04:02 am IST - Bathinda

Three passengers were charred to death and five others received serious injuries in a fire that broke out in an air—conditioned bus at Rampura Phul here on Saturday, police said.

Nineteen other passengers too were injured in the fire in the vehicle on way from Bathinda to Ludhiana, police said.

SSP Naveen Singla said the injured had been taken to the civil hospital here where the condition of five of the passengers is ‘serious’.- PTI

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