Pune-bound Maharashtra Roadways bus falls into Narmada river in MP, 12 killed


Guwahati: As many as 13 passengers were killed after a Maharashtra Roadways bus fell off Khalghat Sanjay Setu in Madhya Pradesh on Monday. According to the details, the incident was reported from the Dhar district of the state. 

Commenting on the bus accident, Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra said the bus was traveling from Indore to Pune at the time of the incident. 

A total of 15 people have so far been rescued from the accident site. 

Visuals shared by news agency ANI showed locals gathering at the site of the MP bus accident.

Earlier on Friday, one passenger was killed while 30 others were injured when a private bus overturned and fell into a ditch in the Rajpur area of Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh.

The Circle Officer (CO) of the area Shivprakash Sonkar said the bus overturned and fell into the ditch at a turn near Kusaili village.

“A passenger of the bus was killed. The deceased is yet to be identified. 30 other passengers in the bus sustained injuries,” the CO said.

The 30 injured were admitted to a hospital where the condition of the eight was said to be critical.