4 dead, 13 injured as bus falls into gorge

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Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 12 (PTI): Four people died and about 13 others were injured when a bus carrying over 20 passengers fell into a gorge at Anantagiri near Araku in Visakhapatnam district, a senior police official said on Friday.

We have received information that four people died. The bus carrying them fell into a gorge. Our teams have reached the spot for rescue operations, Visakhapatnam range DIG Ranga Rao told PTI.

Another senior police official said rescue operations by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and state Fire Service personnel were on.

According to locals, the passengers were natives of Telangana who were on a visit to Araku, a hill station. PTI GDK NVG NVG