35 injured as bus on way to Rahul Gandhi rally overturns


Thirty-five people were today injured, 20 of them seriously, when a bus overturned at Kanja village in Tapi district of Gujarat, police said.

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The bus was carrying Congress supporters to Dediapada town in tribal-dominated Narmada district where party vice president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public gathering, they said.

The incident took place before noon when the bus with 35 people onboard overturned after losing balance at a sharp turn at Kanja village in Vyara tehsil on Ukai Dam canal road, a Mandvi police station official from neighbouring Surat district said.

The injured have been admitted to Bardoli civil hospital in Surat metropolitan region