Six people died as a bus carrying at least 21 passengers fell in a river in Meghalaya, police said. The night bus was travelling from Tura to Shillong when it fell in a river in the Ringdi river in Nongchram today at 12am.
Rescue team and emergency services rushed to the accident site to help the victims.
Four dead bodies have been fished out of the river while two dead bodies are still trapped inside the bus, sources told NDTV.
Sixteen passengers have been rescued and taken to the nearby hospital, the police said.
The driver of the bus is among the dead.
More details are awaited.