Bhopal: Nine people were killed and many injured after a bus fell into a river in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district on Sunday afternoon.

The injured were immediately taken to a nearby hospital.

The bus carrying 24 passengers fell into a river after hitting the railing along the river, the superintendent of police (SP) Dharmendra Chaudhary told TOI.

The rescue operations are underway and the death toll may increase, police said.

(More details awaited)