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Madhya Pradesh: More than 20 killed, several injured as bus topples into gorge

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 October 2016, 15:08 IST
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More than 20 people were killed and several others injured when a private bus fell into a gorge near Namli town, Madhya Pradesh, on 14 October.

The death toll in the accident is likely to rise.The Prime Minister's Office tweeted:

According to reports, the bus was on its way to Mandsaur from Ratlam when the accident occurred.

Eyewitnesses said the bus was moving at a high speed and suddenly overturned before falling into the gorge.

According to unconfirmed reports, there were about 40-45 passengers in the bus. However, according to the police, that figure is incorrect.

Efforts were on to pull the bus out of the gorge with the help of local residents.

Senior officials have rushed to the spot and further details are awaited.

- With PTI inputs

First published: 14 October 2016, 14:13 IST
 
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