The incident took place on the Ater-Porsa Road, about 35-km away from here in Madhya Pradesh.     

"We have received reports from the spot that five persons including two men and three children were killed when a bus carrying a marriage party came in contact with a high tension line and caught fire," Deputy Inspector General (Chambal Range), DK Arya said over phone.
    
The death toll may increase as the bus was carrying nearly 50 people and was totally gutted in the mishap.

The marriage party belonged to Uday Singh Gurjar and the bus was on its way to Arjaria from Baroa village in the district when the tragedy struck.

So far, seven persons, who suffered burn injuries, have been admitted to the district hospital.

(JPN/Agencies)

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