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20 dead in India bus crash

April 29, 2012 at 1:45 PM   |   Comments

GORAKHPUR, India, April 29 (UPI) -- Two buses collided head-on in Gorakhpur, India, Sunday, killing 20 people and injuring another 25, police said.

Police said the two vehicles -- a Sonauli-bound state roadways bus and a private bus -- fell into a ditch near Maniram Bridge after colliding, the Press Trust of India reported.

Fifteen people died at the scene of the crash and another five died at BRD Medical College Hospital. At least a dozen people are in critical condition at the hospital, officials said.

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