3 Killed, 6 Hurt As Bus Catches Fire From Electric Wire In Jaipur: Police

The bus came in contact with the power line and caught fire, police official Anita Meena said.

3 Killed, 6 Hurt As Bus Catches Fire From Electric Wire In Jaipur: Police

Three persons were killed and six others injured in the accident. (Representational)

Jaipur:

Three persons were killed and six others injured on Friday when a private bus travelling from Delhi to Jaipur caught fire after coming in contact with a high-tension power line, police said.

The Jaipur-Delhi national highway was blocked after a truck overturned near Labana village. Due to this, a private bus driver tried to take his vehicle in the wrong direction. The bus came in contact with the power line and caught fire, police official Anita Meena said.

She said three passengers were killed and six others were injured. Other passengers in the bus were safely evacuated, Ms Meena said.

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The injured have been admitted to NIMS Hospital, she said. The bus was completely destroyed in the fire, Ms Meena added.