TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - According to local officials, the speeding bus plunged off the road after the driver lost control.
The bus carried many Hindu pilgrims on their way to a temple town.
The injured were rushed to nearby hospitals in Jagtial district. Footage shows local residents helping with rescue efforts and carrying the injured up a hill after pulling them out of the bus.
An investigation has been ordered into the cause of the incident.