Bus Falls Off Bridge In India, Kills At Least 37

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Indian rescue officials and bystanders gather around the wreckage of a bus after it fell from a bridge at Khed, some 350 kilometers (220 miles) south of Mumbai on March 19, 2013. Courtesy Getty Images.

NEW DELHI -- Police in India say 37 people have been killed and 15 others injured after a bus fell off a bridge in western India.   

Police official Mahendra Singh Pardeshi says the accident took place before dawn Tuesday in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. The bus was carrying passengers from the beach resort state of Goa to Mumbai. The area is more than 200 kilometers (125 miles) south of Mumbai.   

The driver was among those injured.   

The cause of the accident was not immediately clear.

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