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Bus falls into river in Rajasthan, death toll rises to 32

The bus was travelling over a bridge when it fell into a river in Sawai Madhopur's Dubi Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Rajasthan, India Dec 23, 2017, 04.12 AM (IST)

At least 32 people have died and several injured after a bus fell into the Banas river in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur area, District Magistrate KC Varma said.

All injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The incident occurred in Swai Madhopur's Dubi area.


PM Modi expressed his grief and said that the state government was closely monitoring the situation.


Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said she had instructed officials to carry out speedy rescue operations.