Four women and three minor girls died in the mishap
Reportedly, the deceased include four women and three minor girls. Apparently, 56 people were traveling together on this trip.
They had started their journey on October 3 from village Mohanpura, an HT report claimed.
Around 2:50 am on Friday, the driver of the bus stopped near the ghat for rest. Subsequently, some of the passengers got off and slept on the pavement.
Bodies have been sent for autopsy, probe launched
Around 4 am, an overspeeding bus ran over the sleeping people, killing seven pilgrims. Among those who died, three belonged to the same family. Their bodies have been sent for autopsy and an investigation has been launched, said police.