In a shocking incident, a KSRTC driver was brutally assaulted by members of a gang that waylaid the bus in Palakkad on Thursday.

Visuals, of driver Aboobacker being beaten up by a youth after forcefully entered the driver's seat, have gone viral on social media, garnering angry reactions. 

Aboobacker, who has been admitted to a hospital nearby, said three youths assaulted him. The accused stopped the bus, alleging that it hit their vehicle while overtaking it.