Published On : Sat, Dec 1st, 2012

Six of marriage party die as bus catches fire on NH 7

Nagpur News: Six members of a marriage party were burnt to death when the bus in which they were travelling from Nagpur to Wardha caught fire near Hinganghat on National Highway 7.

The driver felt that something was wrong with the engine and stopped the bus near Solegaon Phata, Hinganghat, to check. As he opened the bonnet, he noticed that the engine was smoking. The engine burst into flames before his eyes, and soon the entire bus was engulfed in flames. Some of the travellers managed to escape with their lives, but six people couldn’t. Another twelve people are in a critical condition and admitted at the government hospital at Hinganghat.