Canning (WB): Two persons were killed and 15 injured, five of them seriously, when a bus overturned on Thursday in South 24 Parganas district, police said.

The incident happened in Bhangur area when the public bus was going to Babughat, police said adding that the driver lost the control of the bus after a lunatic man suddenly came in front of the speeding vehicle.

Two of the passengers died on the spot while fifteen of them have been admitted to Chittaranjan National Medical College Hospital, where five of them are stated to be in serious medical condition.