PATNA: At least 12 people were killed and 20 others injured after a passenger bus jumped off a bridge and fell into roadside ditch in Bihar on Saturday.
The incident took place near the Bhanaspatti bridge along NH 77 in Sitamarhi district Saturday afternoon.
Reports said the bus carrying some 50 passengers were on way to Aurai from Muzaffarpur when it fell into 25-feet deep pit.
As per the report, the incident took place as the driver of the tried to overtake another bus and lost control over the steering wheel.
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