Four people killed and 15 others injured after a bus caught fire in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda district. The bus rammed into an electric pole and came in contact with a high tension wire on Saturday.
The incident took place around 9:30 am and injured have been admitted to a local hospital. According to reports, the bus was travelling from Banda to Hamirpur. The bus driver and conductor absconded the site after the incident.
Banda: 4 dead, 15 injured after a bus caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension wire on ramming into an electric pole. pic.twitter.com/zq7gJZ1tVr— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 20, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and ordered the officials to take necessary steps. It is to be noted that Yogi is already present in Banda to take a note on the law and order situation and development works in the district.