Rajasthan: At least 26 killed as bus falls into river
At least 26 people were killed and more are feared dead when a bus fell into a river in Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan this morning, reported ANI. Over 15 are reported to be seriously injured. All the injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. Rescue personnel are at the site and operations are underway to find any survivors.
According to TOI, all the passengers were going from Hindaun to a temple at Malana Dabi area. At around 7:30am, the driver speeded up to overtake another vehicle, lost control and fell off a bridge into the Banas river. The windows of the submerged bus had to be cut by a gas cutter to recover bodies. A crane was used to retrieve the bus.
Rajasthan: Total 26 bodies have been recovered so far. Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors: Subhash Mishra, CO, City on bus accident in Sawai Madhopur's Dubi pic.twitter.com/x8QCCTFED6— ANI (@ANI) December 23, 2017