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AP govt orders probe in bus fire tragedy

PTI | Last Updated: Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 00:48

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Friday night ordered a probe by the Crime Investigation Department into the ghastly bus mishap in Mahbubnagar district in which 45 passengers were charred to death two days ago.

A committee of senior IAS officers has also been set up to investigate the cause of the Volvo bus accident and suggest measures to prevent such tragedies in future.
Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy reviewed the accident with Transport Minister Botsa Satyanarayana and top officials here this evening.
The Transport Department has already instituted an inquiry by Joint Transport Commissioner S A V Prasada Rao, who is expected to submit his report in a day or two, official sources said.

First Published: Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 00:48
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