32 dead, 15 injured after bus falls into Banas river in İndia
At least 32 people dead and over 15 are reported to have suffered serious injuries after a passenger bus fell into Banas river today in Sawai Madhopur's Dubi, İndia today reported.
The Sawai Madhopur-Lalsot bus fell off a bridge into the river, reportedly after the driver lost control of the vehicle due to over-speeding.
The passengers travelling in the 40-seater bus hailed from Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Most of them were en route to the Ramdevra Temple in Lalsot.
All the injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, district officials have reached the spot and are actively supervising the rescue operation.
In a condolence message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. State Government is closely monitoring the situation, including rescue operations and providing all possible assistance to those affected."