Rajasthan: 32 dead after bus falls off bridge into river

According to the police, the private bus lost control and fell into the river, breaking the railings of the bridge.

Rajasthan: 32 dead after bus falls off bridge into river
Pic Courtesy: ANI

JAIPUR: At least 32 people on Saturday died and several others were injured after a bus carrying passengers fell off a bridge into a river in Rajasthan.

The accident happened at Dubi in Sawai Madhopur district.

"Total 26 bodies have been recovered so far. Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors," Subhash Mishra, Circle officer (CO), City said.

The bridge is built on the Banas river on the Lalsot Kota Mega Highway.

According to the police, the private bus lost control and fell into the river, breaking the railings of the bridge.

The police immediately rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue work.

Meanwhile, the injured have been admitted to the hospital.

Rajasthan: Injured admitted to hospital after a bus carrying them fell of a bridge into a river in Sawai Madhopur's Dubi; 12 people dead in the accident pic.twitter.com/ypr4xM06Hz

Most of the passengers were reportedly heading to Uttar Pradesh.

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