At least 10 people were killed and 32 injured after a bus carrying passengers caught fire in Maharashtra's Nashik early on Saturday morning, officials said.
The bus caught fire at Aurangabad road in Nashik after hitting a container at around 5 am, they added.
The inured have been shifted to the hospital for treatment.
Videos showed a huge ball of fire engulfing the bus as the fire officials tried to douse the flames.
The police say they are still trying to ascertain the exact number of deaths.