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Six Killed as bus falls into ditch in India

 International Desk

 Published: 12:42 PM, 25 June 2019   Updated: 06:17 PM, 25 June 2019

Photo: Collected

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At least six people were killed and 39 others injured as a bus in fell into a gorge in Jharkhand in India on Tuesday morning. 

The rescue operation is underway to bring out the bodies from the bus that lay overturned on the rocks below the road.

According to police sources, the Garhwa-bound bus from Chhattisgarh crashed into the wall guard at around 2:00 am and plunged into a deep ditch, turning turtle. 

On information, police rushed to the spot and conducted a rescue operation. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital. The reason behind the accident could not be known yet. Police are trying to find out how the cause of the accident. 

Earlier on June 20, 44 people were killed and at least 16 others critically injured as an overloaded bus fell into a 500-meter-deep nullah in the Himachal state of India.