Kolkata: A bus accident in West Bengal’s Hooghly district on Tuesday left five people dead and 22 injured, police said.
“The bus overturned and fell into the Dakatiya Khaal (a canal) on Haripal Road this morning. Around 22 injured were rushed to hospital,” a police official said.
An eyewitness, who helped in the rescue operation, said: “We saw the bus hitting the cement fencing of the bridge, before toppling over and falling into the canal. We broke the window glasses and helped the injured come out of the bus.”