- Bus fell into Panchganga river at Kolhapur in Western Maharashtra
- Accident took place at around 11:45 pm on Shivaji Bridge
- The bus was travelling from Ganpatipule to Pune
The accident took place at around 11:45 pm on the Shivaji Bridge when the driver lost control of the vehicle while travelling from Ganpatipule to Pune, a police officer in Kolhapur, over 300 km from Mumbai, said.
The deceased include three men, three women and seven children, including a nine month baby, he said.
The police and the fire brigade were alerted by some onlookers following which a search and rescue operation was launched, he said.
Body of a child was found later.
With Inputs from PTI