Remains of a bus crash near Mumbai, India
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Many die in India bus crash near Mumbai

A bus has plunged down a deep gorge in the western Indian state of Maharashtra killing at least 27 people, police say.

Reports said the driver lost control of the bus after it collided with a truck near Malshej Ghat, a tourist area about 160km (99 miles) from Mumbai.

A senior police officer said the bus was carrying 40 people and rescue work had begun, Associated Press reported.

  • 02 Jan 2014
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