Many deaths in bus crash in India

A bus carrying an unknown number of people crashed into a ditch and burned in Panna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. At least 21 people burned to death and the death toll may increase among the 14 people who were injured.

Road accidents are common in India due to unskilled drivers, lack of vehicle maintenance and poor road conditions. Whenever possible, travellers should elect other means of transportation.

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