You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

MP: 13 killed, as many injured as bus falls in water pit

Press Trust of India  |  Ratlam (MP) 

At least 13 people were killed and as many others injured when a private bus fell into a large water pit near Namli town here today, police said.

Three persons were rescued safely, they said.



So far 13 people have been found dead in the ill-fated bus that plunged into the water body, Ratlam's Additional Superintendent of Police Dr Prashant Choube told PTI.

The bus was on its way to Jaora from Ratlam when the mishap took place on the four-lane road at 12 Patthar Khadan, about two kms away from Namli town, he said.

The bus fell into the pit, which was dug to collect earthen material for laying roads.

The large pit was lying deserted and rain water got filled into it. Prima facie, the speeding bus fell into it after its steering failed and the driver lost control of the vehicle, the ASP said.

According to eyewitnesses, the bus was moving on a high speed and suddenly it overturned and fell into the large water pit.

Unconfirmed reports said there were 40-45 passengers in the bus.

The ASP said that nearly 13 people were pulled out from the bus in injured condition and referred to nearby hospitals.

Efforts were on to pull the bus out of water with the help of local residents.

Senior officials, including Collector, SP and others, reached the spot to supervise the rescue operation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

MP: 13 killed, as many injured as bus falls in water pit

At least 13 people were killed and as many others injured when a private bus fell into a large water pit near Namli town here today, police said. Three persons were rescued safely, they said. So far 13 people have been found dead in the ill-fated bus that plunged into the water body, Ratlam's Additional Superintendent of Police Dr Prashant Choube told PTI. The bus was on its way to Jaora from Ratlam when the mishap took place on the four-lane road at 12 Patthar Khadan, about two kms away from Namli town, he said. The bus fell into the pit, which was dug to collect earthen material for laying roads. The large pit was lying deserted and rain water got filled into it. Prima facie, the speeding bus fell into it after its steering failed and the driver lost control of the vehicle, the ASP said. According to eyewitnesses, the bus was moving on a high speed and suddenly it overturned and fell into the large water pit. Unconfirmed reports said there were 40-45 passengers in the ... At least 13 people were killed and as many others injured when a private bus fell into a large water pit near Namli town here today, police said.

Three persons were rescued safely, they said.

So far 13 people have been found dead in the ill-fated bus that plunged into the water body, Ratlam's Additional Superintendent of Police Dr Prashant Choube told PTI.

The bus was on its way to Jaora from Ratlam when the mishap took place on the four-lane road at 12 Patthar Khadan, about two kms away from Namli town, he said.

The bus fell into the pit, which was dug to collect earthen material for laying roads.

The large pit was lying deserted and rain water got filled into it. Prima facie, the speeding bus fell into it after its steering failed and the driver lost control of the vehicle, the ASP said.

According to eyewitnesses, the bus was moving on a high speed and suddenly it overturned and fell into the large water pit.

Unconfirmed reports said there were 40-45 passengers in the bus.

The ASP said that nearly 13 people were pulled out from the bus in injured condition and referred to nearby hospitals.

Efforts were on to pull the bus out of water with the help of local residents.

Senior officials, including Collector, SP and others, reached the spot to supervise the rescue operation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

MP: 13 killed, as many injured as bus falls in water pit

At least 13 people were killed and as many others injured when a private bus fell into a large water pit near Namli town here today, police said.

Three persons were rescued safely, they said.

So far 13 people have been found dead in the ill-fated bus that plunged into the water body, Ratlam's Additional Superintendent of Police Dr Prashant Choube told PTI.

The bus was on its way to Jaora from Ratlam when the mishap took place on the four-lane road at 12 Patthar Khadan, about two kms away from Namli town, he said.

The bus fell into the pit, which was dug to collect earthen material for laying roads.

The large pit was lying deserted and rain water got filled into it. Prima facie, the speeding bus fell into it after its steering failed and the driver lost control of the vehicle, the ASP said.

According to eyewitnesses, the bus was moving on a high speed and suddenly it overturned and fell into the large water pit.

Unconfirmed reports said there were 40-45 passengers in the bus.

The ASP said that nearly 13 people were pulled out from the bus in injured condition and referred to nearby hospitals.

Efforts were on to pull the bus out of water with the help of local residents.

Senior officials, including Collector, SP and others, reached the spot to supervise the rescue operation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard