2 AP students die, 31 hurt as bus overturns

Two students were killed on the spot and 31 were injured when the bus they were travelling in toppled while negotiating a curve at Anjaneya valley in Javagal on Wednesday.

They were among the 62 students and eight teachers from Vikas Excellent School in Kalpakurti of Mehboob Nagar district in Andhra Pradesh who were on an educational tour and the accident occurred when they were proceeding from Hampi to Belur. As the driver lost control over the wheel while negotiating the curve, the bus fell into the valley, the police said.

Pooja (14) of class 8 and Amarendra Reddy (16) of class 10 are the dead. The injured students and the driver are admitted to the government hospitals in Javagal and Arasikere.

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