Seven die as bus rams into a busy market in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: Seven people
were killed and several others injured after a mini bus lost control and rammed
into a busy market area in Jabalpur district on Thursday evening.
The incident took place
on National Highway Number 7 near Sihora- Gohalpur area under Gosalpur police
station wherein seven people died on the spot while more than 13 sustained
Those injured were
referred to district hospital. This accident triggered violence in the Jabalpur
town. Mob chased the bus, apprehended the driver and tried to lynch him to
death. He was rescued by the police and arrested.
Irked residents tried
to set the bus on fire and manhandled policemen. They also pelted stones caused
damages to the police vehicles. Additional force was sent from district
headquarters to take control of the situation.