Bhopal: Ten Passengers Burnt Alive in bus

Bhopal, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 10 passengers were Sunday burnt alive and 20 injured when the bus they were travelling in was torched during a clash between two transporters in Badwani district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.

Superintendent of Police R.S. Meena said that the bus, belonging to Ashok Travels, was set on fire around 5 p.m. at Sedhav Balmukund area in the district, over 300 km from this state capital.

"There was a fight among two bus operators and one operator's people torched Ashok Travels' bus in which at least 10 people were killed," said Meena.

Twenty-two people received burns. Bodies of eight dead people have been recovered so far.

Bus driver Tarun Soni and conductor Dilip Sharma, both from Mandsaur, are absconding, Meena said.


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