Sunday, August 30, 2015

Volvo bus gutted in fire

HYDERABAD: The Volvo bus proceeding towards Kozhikode from Hyderabad was gutted in a fire early Sunday morning.  However, no casualties were reported.

The incident happened at 1 am this morning at Ananthapur on the Hyderabad-Bengaluru national highway. The Volvo bus of Kallada Travels was gutted in the fire.  

There were 35 passengers in the bus which left Hyderabad Saturday evening. A passenger identified as K R Anwar alerted the driver seeing the fire on the back side of the bus. He stopped the bus and all the passengers alighted immediately after which the bus got gutted completely. The luggage and other expensive items of the passengers were gutted in the fire. The loss has not been estimated so far. The reason of the fire is not known. 

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