Six killed as bus catches fire

Chitradurga: Six persons were charred to death and 12 others injured, five of them serious, when a Bangalore-bound bus caught fire at Metikurke, 25 km from here, today.

PTI| Updated: May 16, 2014, 11:30 AM IST

Chitradurga: Six persons were charred to death and 12 others injured, five of them serious, when a Bangalore-bound bus caught fire at Metikurke, 25 km from here, today.

Three critically injured passengers have been hospitalised at Davangere while two of them were admitted to a hospital here, police said.

The bus was carrying about 30 passengers from Davangere when the tragedy struck in the early hours, they said.