three children, were charred to death and many others
sustained burns when a Benglauru bound bus they were
travelling in caught fire on a national highway in Chitradurga
district on Wednesday morning.
"Five people have died after a bus caught fire on
National Highway 4 at about 3.30 am. The bus was on the way
from Bijapur to Bengaluru," a police officer said.
The deceased have not been identified, he said adding a
few others have been hospitalised.
He suspected that the vehicle was parked by the road side
when it caught fire. PTI GMS