2021 Sidhi bus accident

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2021 Sidhi bus accident
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Date16 February 2021
8.30 AM IST
LocationPatna village, Sidhi district, Madhya Pradesh
CountryIndia
OperatorPrivate bus
Incident typelanded into the canal
Statistics
BusRegistration number MP
Passengers62
Crew2
Deaths51
Injured11

On 16 February 2021, A bus carrying about 62 people, driving from Sidhi to Satna, crashed into a canal, located near the city of Satna. It fell into the canal after the driver lost control over it. [1] At least 51 [2] people died in the accident, either from the initial crash, or from drowning [3] and seven were rescued after the bus fell near Patna village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

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References

  1. "MP bus accident: Death toll mounts to 51; rescue operation underway". businesstoday.in. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  2. "Madhya Pradesh accident: Dozens dead as bus plunges into canal in India". BBC News. 16 February 2021. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  3. "MP: 51 dead after bus falls into canal near Satna; seven rescued". The Indian Express. Retrieved 16 February 2021.