Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu expressed shock over the accident that killed at least 14 and injured 14.
The bus of a private travels fell off a bridge on Nagarjunasagar canal in near Nayakangudem in Telangana’s Khammam district .
The bus belongs to YatraGenie Travels was travelling from Hyderabad to Kakinada with 31 passengers. the bus was running in high speed and lost control when it fell. The driver went absconding after the accident. Injured persons were admitted in Hospital.
AP CM has announced ex gratia of 3 lakhs to the deceased families. Naidu in his message said, Saddened by bus incident in Khammam that claimed 10 lives & injured 18. Announced ex gratia of Rs.3 lakh for the families of the deceased. (sic)