February 16: Police and eyewitnesses said amid fears that more than 32 bodies and several people fell in the canal after falling from a bridge in a canal near Patna village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh. District Superintendent of Police Pankaj Kumawat said the rescue operation was on.
Sources said that at least 50 passengers were traveling in the bus at the time of the incident which happened around 8:30 am.
According to eyewitnesses, the bus sank into the canal and is no longer visible. It is feared that the bus was swept away in the current of water. He said at least seven people swam along the banks of the canal, while others were missing. Further details are awaited.
He said, “This is an unfortunate incident. CM has been taking a minute detail about the incident since morning. Two of us are going straight as per his instructions. I spoke to the concerned officials, their information According to it, about 30 bodies have been recovered. “Parliamentary Minister Tulsi Silavat said.
“The bus was diverted from Sidhi to Rewa. Suddenly, the driver lost control of the vehicle and it fell into Sharda Canal under Rampur police station area. The canal has water and the bus has drowned in it. The search is on. ” For the passengers, ”police said.