Death toll in Ben­gal bus ac­ci­dent rises to 42

Hindustan Times (Gurgaon) - - Metro -

BERHAMPORE: The death toll in the Ben­gal bus mishap rose to 42 on Tuesday, with res­cue per­son­nel fishing out six more bod­ies from the canal where the ill-fated bus plunged on Mon­day morn­ing. On Mon­day, Na­tional Dis­as­ter Re­sponse Force and Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Group per­son­nel re­cov­ered 36 bod­ies from the ve­hi­cle that sunk with­out a trace af­ter plung­ing into the canal. A se­nior govern­ment of­fi­cial said some of the bod­ies were found stuck in the wa­terbed, while oth­ers were float­ing.

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