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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 fatal injuries.

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.