Madhya Pradesh
The bus was travelling from Raisen to Chhatarpur.Twitter

At least six people were killed and 19 injured after a passenger bus fell into a river at around 1.30 am on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district.

The deceased have been identified as Ravi Bansal, Sagar Bai, Anwar Khan, Uzefa Khan, and 2-year-old Deepak Bansal.

The injured are currently being treated at a local hospital. The number of casualties is expected to rise.

The bus was travelling from Raisen to Chhatarpur and carrying 45 people. Three people continue to be missing. Raisen district collector Umashankar Bhargav was also injured during the rescue operations. 

Efforts to pull out the bus are being made. 

(More details awaited.)