Raigad District Magistrate Vijay Suryawanshi
Raigad District Magistrate Vijay Suryawanshi

Raigad bus accident: 14 bodies recovered

ANI | Updated: Jul 29, 2018 05:47 IST

Raigad (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): Fourteen bodies have been recovered so far after a bus fell into a 500-feet deep gorge in Ambenali Ghat of Raigad district on Saturday.
"Till now 14 bodies have been recovered and 18 more are yet to be found. NDRF team is in action, bodies will be recovered in next 2-3 hours," said Raigad District Magistrate Vijay Suryawanshi.
A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed to help in the rescue operations.
Giving out the details of the accident, Raigad guardian minister Ravindra Chavan said that bus fell down into gorge due to the driver's fault and only one passenger survived the fall.
"Bus fell in a 500-feet gorge due to the fault of the driver. Only one passenger has survived. We are trying to recover the bodies," Chavan said. (ANI)

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