15 Dead In Madhya Pradesh Bus Accident


Bhopal: At least 15 passengers were killed and 25 others injured on Tuesday morning when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a river from a bridge in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.

The mishap took place this morning when the private bus was on its way to Parasia from Indore, Sohagpur Police Station in-charge, Siddharth Singh told.

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The bus was crossing a river bridge near Longabanjari village about 7 kms away from Sohagpur when the incident happened.

Rescue operations were underway and so far 15 bodies have been recovered, he said, adding the number of casualties may further increase. The deceased have not been identified yet, police said.