World

Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52, five manage to escape

New Delhi: In a tragic incident, 52 people killed after a bus caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan on Thursday, interior ministry said.

The heart wrenching incident took place at 10:30 local time (10:00 AM IST) at the Irgiz district of Aktobe region.

Five people, who managed to escape the flames, were being treated by the emergency medical team.

According to the local media reports, the bus was carrying Uzbek citizens, probably migrant labourers, to a construction site in Russia.

According to the emergency ministry of Kazakhstan, 55 passengers and two drivers were on board the bus when it caught fire.

"Five passengers received medical assistance. The remainders were killed," Kazakhstan Emergency Ministry said in a statement.

It was not immediately not clear that what casues the dealy flames.

Marshmello's Fortnite Concert Shows The Future of Live Music

Electronic music artist Marshmello, earlier this month created history - he performed to a crowd of 10 million people, virtually.Marshmello did a conc...

Pak PM assures action against terrorists if given evidence

Islamabad: Pakistan premier Imran Khan assured India that his country will take action against the perpetrators of the Pulwama attack if New Delhi sha...

Pulwama terror attack: Pakistan seeks urgent UN intervention to de-escalate tensions with India

Pakistan has sought the urgent intervention of UN Secretary-General in defusing tensions with India and help facilitate dialogue between the two count...

California, 15 other states file lawsuit against Trump's emergency wall declaration

A lawsuit against US President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border was filed by California along with 15 other...