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Sunday, 29 March 2020 1.32 AM IST

KSRTC  bus carrying Sabarimala pilgrims catches fire near Chalakkayam

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PATHANAMTHITTA: In a shocking incident, a KSRTC bus that was carrying Sabarimala pilgrims caught fire on Friday. Fortunately, a tragedy was avoided as all passengers were cleared from the bus immediately after the fire was noticed.

According to sources, the incident occurred in the evening near Chalakkayam after one of the tyres of the bus burst. Following this, a fire was noticed and the driver asked everyone to move out of the bus. The bus, that was carrying pilgrims from Nilackal to Pampa, got completely destroyed in fire even before Firefighters reached the scene.

Police said that three people, who sustained minor burns, were provided first aid at the Government Hospital in Pampa. A case has been registered in connection with the incident.

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