MP Sidhi Bus Accident 47 Bodies Recovered so Far

New Delhi: As many as 47 bodies have been recovered from the canal in the tragic bus mishap in Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh, said reports. 

The deceased include 21 men, 18 women and a child.

Seven people have also been rescued so far.

The bus carrying 54 people heading to Satna fell into a canal in Sidhi in the morning.

Police claimed that  the bus was overcrowded as the 32-seater vehicle had 54 passengers.

What has happened is extremely tragic. Rescue work is already on. Two ministers are on their way to the site. Families of those who have died will be given a compensation of ₹ 5 lakh. The entire state is standing with those affected,” Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said in a video message.

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