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A travel company in India and several of its customers who were injured in a deadly bus crash in Steuben County have filed lawsuits against the North Tonawanda company that owned and operated the bus.

The suits, filed in U.S. District Court in Buffalo, claim Bedore Tours was negligent in operating the tour bus. The crash, which took place in July 2011 and has been linked to a blown tire, killed two people and injured 35 others.

The bus, which was carrying tourists heading from Washington, D.C., to Niagara Falls, was traveling north on Interstate 390, about 55 miles southeast of Rochester, when it plunged down an embankment into a wooded median and overturned.