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Six killed as bus falls into river near Raisen in India’s Madhya Pradesh

Six killed as bus falls into river near Raisen in India’s Madhya Pradesh

The incident took place around 1.30 am, at a spot about 40 km from the state capital Bhopal.The Chhattarpur-bound bus which had started from Indore fell into the Richhan river, Raisen district collector Uma Shankar Bhargava told PTI.

Eleven of the injured persons were sent to Bhopal for treatment while seven were admitted to the district hospital, he added.

The bus was probably speeding and fell off the bridge after breaking its side-wall as the driver lost control, he said.

The river is in spate following continuous rains, the collector added.