Karnataka: 30 Feared Dead After Bus Plunges Into Canal in Mandya
15 Fear Dead After Bus Plunges Inti VC Canal (Credits ANI)

Bengaluru, November 24: Thirty passengers, including five children, are feared dead after a bus plunged into a canal in Karnataka's Mandya district on Saturday. The incident occurred at VC canal of the Cauvery river in Kanaganamaradi village. Earlier, Karnataka Deputy CM G Parameshwara confirmed that several people have lost their lives in this tragic accident. He further added that "I believe the driver was not driving properly, I will find out,  to take some more inputs" Sonipat Road Accident: 12 Dead as Truck From Wrong Side Rams Into Car, 2 Two-Wheelers.

It is reported that people could not escape from the bus as it fell to its side, trapping the doors on the floor of the canal. According to the locals, the bus fell into the canal around 12:30 pm today. The people who saw the bus downing rushed to the spot to rescued people. Karnataka Road Accident: 6 Killed, 10 Injured Near Hubli in Collision Between Bus and Lorry on NH-63.

It is reported that Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is also in Mandya is likely to visit the accident spot soon. Rescue operations have been started to search the bodies at the accident spot.