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Maharashtra: 6 killed, 45 injured in bus accident near Trimbakeshwar in Palghar district

The injured victims were rushed to the nearest hospital, where they are being treated. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Palghar, Maharashtra, India Mar 24, 2019, 08.30 PM (IST)

Six people were killed and 45 others injured after a bus fall into a forge near Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra's Palghar district. 

Emergency workers were immediately rushed to the spot to expedite the rescue operations. 

The incident occurred at around 2:45 pm in Torangane ghat between Mokhada and Trimbakeshwar villages, said Thane Region Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) chief Santosh Kadam.

The private bus had started from Nashik in north Maharashtra and was headed towards Palghar, around 100 kms from here, he said.

The injured have been rushed to the Trimbakeshwar primary health centre, he said, adding that the condition of some of them is serious.

(With inputs from PTI)