MP: 22 killed as bus falls from bridge in Khargone
At least 22 people died and several others sustained injuries after a bus fell from a bridge in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday, reported NDTV. According to reports, the bus was carrying 50 passengers to Indore when it skidded off the bridge and fell beneath. Locals in the area reportedly began to rescue people, and the injured were immediately taken to a hospital.
Ex-gratia of Rs. 4 lakh for families of deceased announced
Following the incident, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 4 lakh to the families of the deceased. The state government also announced Rs. 50,000 for people who were critically injured, while Rs. 25,000 was announced for those who were injured mildly. Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi also announced Rs. 2 lakh each as compensation to the victims' families.Share this timeline