Madhya Pradesh: 17 dead after bus falls into gorge in Ratlam

Rescue operations meanwhile are underway.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2016 1:27 pm
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At least 17 people were killed and several injured after a bus carrying more than 40 people on Friday fell into a gorge near Namli town in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh.

The bus was on its way to Mandsaur from Ratlam when the mishap took place.

According to eyewitnesses, the bus was moving at a high speed and suddenly overturned and fell into the gorge filled with water.

Meanwhile, rescue operations are underway. Senior officials have rushed to the spot and further details are awaited.

(With inputs from PTI)