Container Falls on Bus in India Killing 19 People

The Bus was Traveling to Bangalore city when the Accident Happened


At least nineteen people were killed after a container slid off a truck and crashed into a passenger bus in southern India.

The police said the container came off the bed of the truck after one of its wheels sustained a puncture.

The bus had 48 people on board at the time of the accident and several were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

The passenger bus owned by the Kerala state transport corporation was traveling to Ernakulam from Bangalore city.

The accident is under active investigation.