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Oct 13, 2017 06:54 PM IST | Source: PTI

One killed, 40 injured after tourist bus overturns in MP

Jiran Police Statisub-inspector Manish Mishra said tourists from Kolkata (West Bengal) were going towards Ajmer (Rajasthan) in this bus when the accident occurred near Sagargram culvert.

One killed, 40 injured after tourist bus overturns in MP

One person was killed and 40 others injured when a tourist bus overturned at Sagargram culvert, about 40 km from Madhya Pradesh on Friday.

Jiran Police Statisub-inspector Manish Mishra said tourists from Kolkata (West Bengal) were going towards Ajmer (Rajasthan) in this bus when the accident occurred near Sagargram culvert.

Mishra said that the bus overturned after hitting the railing of the culvert.

The deceased has been identified as Gulam Ali, 42, a resident of North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) while 40 others were injured, he added.

Most of the injured were admitted in district hospital at Neemuch while eight of them were referred to Udaipur (Rajasthan), Mishra said.

"On the complaint of a tourist, Shamshad, we have registered a case and arrested the driver Dilip. The complainant said that the driver was driving rashly. Seventy one passengers were travelling in this bus," he added.
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