At least 25 passengers, mostly school students are dead after a bus plunged into a canal in district of on Saturday.
The incident happened at VC canal of the Cauvery river in Kanaganamaradi village of the Pandavapura taluk. Most of the deceased are school students. According to the locals, the bus plunged in the canal around 12.25 pm.
The locals who saw the bus plunging in the canal water rushed to rescue the passengers. A boy who jumped out of the bus is the only survivor Mandya Karnataka.
“25 people have died. I believe the driver was not driving properly, I will find out,”affirmed Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara.
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