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:
Extremely distressed by the loss of lives caused by the bus accident in Ratlam, MP. My thoughts are with the bereaved families: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 14, 2016
I wish those injured in the bus accident in Ratlam a quick recovery: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 14, 2016
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.