20 injured in MP bus-truck collision

Sagar (Madhya Pradesh), Dec 4 (IANS) At least 20 persons were injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar town, police said on Sunday.

The bus passengers were heading towards Bhopal for training in state government welfare schemes.

“The bus was heading to Bhopal when it collided with a truck near Sihori. Over 20 persons were injured in the accident. They have been sent to the government dispensary. None was seriously injured,” M.S Jagat, Inspector at Sihori Police Station told IANS.

The Madhya Pradesh government had estimated that seven lakh people from all over the state would come to the training programme organised in Bhopal’s Jamburi ground. Buses to bring them to Bhopal and refreshments were also arranged by the state government.