Updated: January 03, 2021 11:03 pm IST

The state transport ministry has also initiated an inquiry into the matter.

Kasaragod:

Tragedy befell a marriage party from Karnataka when seven of its members, including two children, were killed and several others injured after their bus crashed into an uninhabited house near here on Sunday.

All the victims were proceeding to Panathoor through Sullia road when the accident occurred at 11.30 am, police said.

7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala
7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala

District Collector D Sajith Babu said those who suffered injuries were shifted to a hospital in nearby Mangaluru.

"We have ordered a probe into the matter. As per the latest report, there were 82 people travelling in the bus.

We will take action based on the report submitted by the investigating officer," the Collector told PTI.

According to preliminary investigation, the driver lost control of the vehicle while climbing down a hill and it fell onto a house.

The state transport ministry has also initiated an inquiry into the matter.

7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala
7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of the passengers and said treatment will be provided to those injured.

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At least 46 people are under treatment at various hospitals and the condition of at least 11 is said to be serious.

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7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala
7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala

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7 Killed As Bus With Wedding Guests Crashes Into House In Kerala
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