At least 38 people were killed and several were reported missing after a bus fell into a canal in Sidhi district on Tuesday morning.
Over 60 passengers were on board when the bus fell into the canal. Six people have been rescued so far. Police and a team of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) is conducting the rescue operation.Four bodies were fished out from the canal ,said Sidhi collector Ravindra Chaudhary.
The teams are also trying to locate the bus which got completely submerged in the water, he said.
The bus was heading to Satna from Sidhi when the accident happened at around 8.30am. All the passengers are said to be local villagers.