Five dead after bus catches fire in Karnataka

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At least five people were killed and many others sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in caught fire on a National Highway in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district on Wednesday morning.

The injured have been shifted to hospital for further treatment.

“Five people have lost their lives after a bus caught fire on National Highway 4. The bus was on the way from Bijapur to Bengaluru,” police said.

Further details are awaited.