52 pilgrims killed, 20 injured as bus falls into gorge in Telangana
At least 52 pilgrims were killed and more than 20 were injured when a state-run RTC bus falls into a gorge near Kondaagattu in Telangana.
The pilgrims were returning from the famous Lord Hanuman temple atop Kondagattu hill. Nearly 50 pilgrims were in the bus.
According to the police, they suspected that this accident took place due to the failure of brakes while the driver was negotiating a turn on the ghat road down the hill at around 11.30 am.
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More than 10 bodies have been recovered so far and the injured are being shifted to Jagitial government hospital, police said.
Rescue operations are underway.