SATNA: Four persons were killed and 40 injured on Friday after a passenger bus overturned at Kirhai village in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district.
According to the police report, the incident happened at around 10 am when the bus was on its way to Hinauti village.
The deceased has been identified as Kushal Prasad Pandey, Manish Mishra, Ajay Singh and Ramprakash.
"The driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned, killing four people and injuring 40, of whom 16 are in serious condition. Villagers from nearby areas helped in rescue operations," Amarpatan police station in-charge RP Singh said
District Collector Satyendra Singh announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of the deceased and Rs 10,000 to the injured.
With inputs from PTI