Bus falls into canal in Karnataka’s Mandhya disctrict – at-least 28 dead

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.

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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