Indian bus-crash inferno kills 44

Indian bus-crash inferno kills 44
Relatives of those who died in a bus accident receive news from the police at a bus operator's office.

INDIA - A speeding bus exploded in a ball of flames after crashing into a central reservation on a southern Indian highway early yesterday, killing 44 passengers who were sleeping.

Only five people in the vehicle escaped the inferno, including the driver and a cleaner who broke windows and fled before the fuel tank exploded, police said.

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