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Maharashtra: 15 dead as bus accident sparks fire


Smitha Nair, CNN-IBN
Nov 28, 2011 at 02:14pm IST

New Delhi: Fifteen people were burnt to death, in Buldhana district of Maharashtra, following an accident that involved two buses.

Sources say 57 others have been injured out of whom 35 are said to be critical. The injured have been rushed to the nearest hospital.

Sources added that the toll is expected to rise.

The two buses met with an accident on the Nagpur-Aurangabad highway.

One of the buses was on its way from Pune to Nagpur.

Reports say that both the buses were speeding which lead to the accident.

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