West Bengal: 6 dead, 20 injured after bus falls into canal in Hooghly district

Kolkata: A bus accident in West Bengal’s Hooghly district left six persons dead and twenty injured on Tuesday, police said.

“The bus overturned and fell into the Dakatiya Khaal (a canal) on Haripal Road this morning. The injured were rushed to hospital,” a police official said.

The rescue operation was still underway and the cause or extent of damage due to the accident was not yet clear, he added.

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