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Bus falls into river in Rajasthan, kills 32

 International Desk Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 01:27 PM, 23 December 2017   Updated: 12:05 PM, 24 December 2017

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At least 32 people were killed and many others were injured when a passenger bus fell into a river in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan, India, on Saturday morning. All the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

Circle Officer of Indian police Subhash Mishra said, Total 32 bodies have been recovered so far. Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors.

According to a preliminary investigation, the Sawai Madhopur-Lalsot bus was driven by a 16 year old conductor. He lost control due to over-speeding. For this, the bus skidded and fell off a bridge into the Banas river. As soon as the incident was reported, all the top officials reached the spot.

The bus was trying to overtake another vehicle on the narrow bridge, said witnesses.

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