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Close shave for passengers as DTC bus submerges under Minto Road Bridge

Passengers aboard a DTC bus had a narrow escape as the bus got submerged under the Minto Road Bridge today, following heavy rains across the national capital, an officer from the Delhi Fire Services said.


PTI 13 Jul 2018, 10:40 PM India

Passengers aboard a DTC bus had a narrow escape as the bus got submerged under the Minto Road Bridge today, following heavy rains across the national capital, an officer from the Delhi Fire Services said.

The bus was carrying seven-eight persons, including the driver and the conductor, and we were informed about the bus stuck in water around 4.15 pm, he added.

The firemen rescued the occupants of the bus safely, the officer said, adding that the operation lasted for around half an hour.

The city received 52.4 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm today.

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