Jaipur: At least 32 people are dead and over a score are severely injured as bus falls into a river off the bridge in Sawai Madhopur’s Dubi on Saturday morning. The Sawai Madhopur-Lalsot bus fell off a bridge into the river, reportedly after the driver lost control of the vehicle due to over-speeding.
The incident occured around 7:30 in the morning. Swai Madhopur Circle Officer, Subhash Mishra informed the rescue operations and search for any survivors are on.
All the injured people are admitted to a nearby hospital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the accident in a tweet. He expressed his anguish over the incident and said the state government is closely monitoring the situation.
In the condolence message, he tweeted, “My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. State Government is closely monitoring the situation, including rescue operations and providing all possible assistance to those affected.”