BHOPAL: A bus carrying 50 passengers fell into a canal from a bridge near Patna village of Sidhi district in Madhya Pradesh”s on Tuesday morning around 8.30 AM.
The bus was heading towards Satna from Sidhi during the time of incident. Rescue operations are underway said District superintendent of police Pankaj Kumawat. Most of the passengers are feared drowned after a bus fell into canal. The local have saved seven of them while others are missing. The bus is completely submerged in canal and we have stopped water from the Bansagar dam and cranes were trying to pull out the bus from the canal, said Sidhi collector Ravindra Chowdary.
As per the latest police reports the death toll increased to 38 and rescue operations are underway. meanwhile seven were rescued.