Most of the deceased were reported to be children as most of the passengers were school children. The private mini bus called Friends' lost control and hit a tree and overturned at Thelakkat. The bus was completely damaged in the mishap.
Four dead bodies have been shifted to Al Shifa hospital and nine have been taken to Moulana hospital in Perinthalmanna. The condition of many injured are reported to be grave.The bus was plying from Perinthalmanna to Alanaloor.
OneIndia News (with Agency inputs)