The private bus, carrying around 65 passengers, skidded off a bridge near Chandpura village around 4 am and fell into the 15-feet deep gorge of Jamni river, about 75 kms from the district headquarters, Prithvipur police station in-charge C L Parihar said.
The bus was en route Khargapur town of Tikamgarh from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh when its driver lost control over the wheels on the bridge, he said.
The driver and other staff of the bus fled the spot after the accident.
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