Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh of India, said on the 16th that the death toll from a bus crash in Siti County on that day had risen to 45.
Johan said at the press conference that rescuers found the bodies of 45 victims at the scene of the accident, including 24 men, 20 women and 1 child.
According to Indian media reports, at about 8:30 local time on the 16th, a bus carrying more than 50 people fell into the canal from a bridge in Siti District, Madhya Pradesh, and was immediately swallowed up by the river.
At present, only seven people have been rescued. The local government has ordered an investigation into the cause of the accident.
Indian Prime Minister Modi expressed grief at the casualties caused by the accident that day.
Traffic accidents occur frequently in India due to bad road conditions and illegal operations such as speeding and overloading by drivers.
According to incomplete statistics, about 150,000 people die in traffic accidents in India every year.