FP News Service
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
A bus going from Bhopal to Indore overturned in Sehore on Saturday. As many as 17 passengers were injured in the mishap, said police.
Of these, the condition of five is said to be serious. Those injured have been referred to Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal. Treatment continued in Hamidia hospital till reports last came in.
The bus was on its way from Bhopal to Indore when the incident took place in Chaupal Sagar area under Mandi police station limits, a police officer said.
"Seventeen persons were injured. Five who sustained serious wounds have been rushed to Bhopal. The rest are being treated at a hospital here. A probe is underway to find out what caused the bus to overturn," City Superintendent of Police Niranjan Rajput said.
Several bus mishaps have jolted the state in the recent past. Days ago, 13 passengers had died as a Pune bound bus carrying them had fallen into river Narmada in Dhar.