Nine passengers were killed and 23 others seriously injured when their bus rammed into a stationary truck in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district on Thursday morning, a police official said.
The mishap took place near Gudh road, located about 25 km from here, at around 6.30 am when the bus was on its way to Sidhi district from Rewa, he said.
#UPDATE: Superintendent of Police, Rewa: Death toll in the collision between a truck and a bus, has risen to nine. 23 people have been injured, and are undergoing treatment at a hospital. https://t.co/IvYaoVl5e9— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2019
"The bus hit the stationary truck from behind, killing nine people and injuring 23 others," Rewa's Superintendent of police Abid Khan said. The injured persons were admitted to the district hospital, he added.