19 dead, several Injured as bus collides with truck in Tamil Nadu

At least nineteen people were killed and several injured after the bus in which they were travelling in collided with a container truck early on Thursday in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, the police said.

The Kerala government-run Volvo bus was on its way to Ernakulam from Bengaluru when the accident took place.

Police said the number of dead is likely to rise.

Further details are awaited.