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At least 21 dead after bus overturns in Gujarat's Banaskantha district

A bus overturned near Trishuliya Ghat, Gujarat. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Sep 30, 2019, 07.54 PM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

At least 21 people have died in Gujarat's northern Banaskantha district on Monday.

According to reports, a bus carrying 40-50 people returning from a temple visit overturned near Trishuliya Ghat in Gujarat's Banaskantha.

Rescue operations have been launched at the spot. The injured passengers are being rushed to the nearest hospital.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his tweet that the local administration is providing help to the injured people.

''Devastating news from Banaskantha. I am extremely pained by the loss of lives due to an accident. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. The local administration is providing all possible help to the injured. May they recover soon,'' PM Modi tweeted.