Patna: At least 50 people were killed and 25 others went missing after a bus travelling from Bihar’s Madhubani to Sitamarhi fell into a pond, nearly 10 km from the Benipatti Police Station, on Monday.
As per reports, there were 70-75 passengers in the bus of which four bodies have been fished out so far while three passengers saved their lives by swimming to the bank.
As per police officials the casualty is likely to go up. In the meantime the authorities will continue their extensive rescue and relief operations.
Being unsatisfied with the police, the local villagers damaged police vehicles and pelted stones on policemen and administrative officials injuring many of them.
First Published | 19 September 2016 8:07 PM