In an unfortunate incident in Kanganamaradi village in Mandhya district of Karnataka state today, a private bus fell in a canal. According to the latest reports, at least 28 were dead including five children.
Locals have claimed that this might happened as there was no protective bund around the canal. The private bus taking a curve turn around the canal. This is a second incident in a row in Karnataka. Earlier a bus met accident with a lorry in Hubli, which was reported that around 17 tourists were injured.
Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy has cancelled to the spot and enquired about the accident. He has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakhs from government to the families of victims of dead.
As per the local reports, most the victims were school going children’s who were returning from the half day schools