Mangaluru, Feb 20, 2015 : A head-on collision between a tourist bus and a service bus near Kateel on February 19, Thursday left as many as 20 passengers injured. If the private bus was heading towards Mangaluru from Balavinagudde, the tourist bus was taking a turn near a church at Kateel when the mishap took place.
The bus was carrying 15 tourists from the Thimmappa Swami Sangha of Shira in Tumakuru district. They were on a tour to Udupi, Sigandur and other places and were leaving for Dharmasthala from the Kateel temple when the mishap occurred.
Among those injured included several students who were travelling in the service bus.