Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy yesterday announced that a committee of senior IAS officers, and the Criminal Investigation Department of the state police, would probe on Wednesday’s bus mishap in Mahabubnagar district.
The private bus, on its way to Hyderabad from Karnataka capital Bangalore, hit a culvert and burst into flames. Forty-five people died as the bus was reduced to cinders and a shell.
The committee comprising Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers would suggest measures to prevent such accidents in future, a statement from the chief minister’s office said.
Apart from the 45 dead, five people were injured. IANS