27 killed in Maharashtra bus accident

Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 2 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and 18 others injured when a state transport bus fell into a 400 feet deep ravine in the Malshej Ghats Thursday morning, police here said.

The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. when the Thane-Ahmednagar bus belonging to Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) went off the road and plunged into the narrow gorge.