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Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead

 


MUMBAI, India (AP) — More than 30 people were feared dead after a bus fell into a deep gorge in western India on Saturday, an official said.

The bus was carrying 34 employees of an agriculture university when it plunged off a mountain road while negotiating a curve in Raigad district of Maharashtra state, said civil administrator Vijay Suryawanshi. He said the bus fell into a deep, forested gorge.

One man survived as he jumped out of the bus and later scaled onto the road to inform university officials about the accident, Suryawanshi said.

He said the employees were on a private picnic.

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