Karnataka: 20 dead after bus falls into canal

20 dead after bus falls into canal near Mandya.

Approx, 20 people died after a private bus plunged into a VC canal at Pandavapura near Mandya today.

Injured have been admitted to hospital for treatment. Mishap took place at Kanaganamaradi village when bus was en route to Mandya city.

According to reports, several schoolchildren also killed in mishap. The bus was ferrying over 30 people when it plunged into a canal.

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy expressed shock over the incident and directed Minister CS Puttaraju and the District Collector to oversee rescue ops.

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