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

DTC bus submerges under Minto Road Bridge


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

DTC bus got submerged under the Minto Road Bridge on Friday. (Photo: Twitter@PranavHegdeHere)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The bus was carrying seven-eight persons.
  • Firemen rescued the occupants of the bus safely.
  • The city received 52.4 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Friday.

Passengers aboard a DTC bus had a narrow escape as the bus got submerged under the Minto Road Bridge Friday, 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 on Friday.

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