Nine killed in Maharashtra road accident

Mumbai: At least nine passengers were killed and 20 others injured on Sunday when a bus coming from Mumbai lost control and plunged into a ditch, police said.


According to the police, the driver of the bus en route to Beed city lost control and plunged over 100 feet into the ditch at around 5 a.m., near Ambhora.


Majority of the victims are from Mumbai, the police said.


The injured have been rushed to hospitals in nearby Ashti and the serious ones were taken to Ahmednagar.