28 drown as vehicle plunges into lake in southern India

NEW DELHI. December 15. KAZINFORM At least 28 people, including 24 women and four children, drowned when the vehicle they were traveling skidded off the road and plunged into a lake in the southern Indian city of Mysore Tuesday evening, reported Press Trust of India Wednesday. Kazinform refers to Xinhua.

The mishap occurred when the passengers from a village on the outskirts of the city were returning home after attending a wedding in a nearby village, said the report.

The driver lost control of the vehicle while trying to avoid a pothole.

Authorities recovered 28 bodies. Five people were rescued and admitted to hospital. Kazinform cites Xinhua. See www.xinhuanet.com

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