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Eight die as bus falls into gorge in East Godavari

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 • Tamil Comments

Eight died and several were injured today when a bus travelling from Maredumilli to Chinturu fell into a gorge in the East Godavari district.  The tragedy happened on a ghat road.  As per reports, heavy rains over days had made it vulnerable.  Besides, the visibility was unclear.  The driver had lost control of the bus.

The bus was carrying about 20 passengers and was to reach Annavaram from Bhadrachalam in Telangana.  It's near the Valmiki Hill on the ghat road that the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The incident has been condoled by political heavyweights.  Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan has expressed his grief in a Twitter statement.

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