7 killed,50 injured as bus overturns

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Jhabua, MP, July 20 (UNI) At least Seven people including a woman were killed on the spot and 50 others were wounded, ten of them seriously, when a bus overturned near Ranapur in this district this morning.

Police said the ill-fated bus was on its way to Indore from Jobat when the driver lost control over the vehicle and turnturtled on the road side.

The injured were rushed to Ranapur and Jhabua hospitals, police said and added that out of the seven deceased, six were identified as Pooja, Dinesh, Kamlesh, Juvan, Vikram and Dinesh while the name of the another victim was yet to be ascertained.

Minister of State for Health Nirmala Bhuria visited Jhabua district hospital and announced a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the relatives of the deceased.She also announced Rs 5,000 and Rs 2,000 each to the seriously injured and injured persons respectively.


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