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MP: Ratlam bus mishap claims 17 lives

Updated: Oct 14, 2016 14:26 IST

Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Oct. 14 (ANI): At least 17 people died after a bus fell into a gorge in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district on Friday.

As per reports, the accident took place at around 10.30 a.m. near Namali when one of the tyres of the Jaora-bound bus, carrying around 35 passengers, from Ratlam burst, causing driver to lose control.

The bus spun out of control and fell into a stone mine on the roadside. The entire bus submerged in the water, giving little time for the passengers to escape.

As per latest reports, the rescue operations are underway. (ANI)