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Lucky escape for children as bus catches fire

Hyderabad, June 20, 2013 (PTI)

About 50 students of a private international school had a lucky escape as they managed to come out of a bus that caught fire on the city outskirts today, police said.

The incident occurred at around 8.15 am near Batasingaram cross roads, Inspector G Srinivas Kumar said, adding all the students got out of the bus before the blaze could spread.

The bus was completely burnt and investigations were on to determine the cause behind the fire, he said.


The vehicle, carrying around 50 students, was on its way to Vanasthalipuram where the school is located from Pochampally.

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