Minimum of 13 people lost their lives while three others got injured after a mini-bus fell into a river in Kolhapur in Maharashtra late on Friday. The incident took place around 11.45 pm on the Shivaji bridge over the Panchganga river.
The driver reportedly lost control over the vehicle, an official of the Kolhapur Police was quoted as saying. The bus was travelling from Ganpatipule to Pune. Police and the fire department soon began a search and rescue operation.