The five passengers, who escaped with burn injuries, are undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. Yogesh Gowda, a golf coach, who suffered 45 per cent overall burns besides respiratory tract injuries in the blaze, is critical but stable, hospital sources here said.
Case registered against driver, helper
The four others, who received burn injuries of varying degrees, are recovering. One among them is doing good but he complained of ankle pain on Thursday morning as he had jumped out of the private travel bus.
Meanwhile, three bodies have been handed over to their relatives so far. The authorities are conducting DNA tests before handing over the bodies to their kin, sources said.
A case has been registered against the bus driver Feroz and helper Fayaz, who escaped as soon as the bus caught fire.