Maharashtra: 5 dead, several injured in bus accident on old Pune-Mumbai highway

At least five people were killed and several others were injured after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident at the old Pune-Mumbai highway near Bhor Ghat on Monday.

According to the sources, the driver of bus lost control of his vehicle and skid off the road and fell into a 60 feet gorge near Bhot Ghat.

The injured were taken to nearby hospital for further treatment.

The bus was heading towards Mumbai when the mishap took place, sources added.

Further details are awaited.