Kolhapur, Jan 27: The death toll in Kolhapur bus accident rose to 13 on Saturday. At least three others were injured after a minibus fell into a river in Kolhapur city of Maharashtra on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

Numerous other people are feared missing in the accident that took place in Panchganga river at about midnight, claimed local officials.

The mishap happened when the driver of the bus, travelling from the coastal city of Ratnagiri to Kolhapur, lost control over the vehicle.

As of now, the police have reached the spot and search and rescue operations have been launched.

(More details awaited)