STORY: Rescue workers were rushed to the spot to look for survivors and pull them out from the severely damaged bus.
Madhya Pradesh Interior Minister Narottam Mishra said "Whether the brakes or steering wheel failed on the bridge above Narmada river is a matter of investigation... Fifteen people were rescued but 12 people who were pulled out could not be saved."
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi wrote in a tweet "The bus tragedy in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh is saddening. My thoughts are with those who have lost their loved ones. Rescue work is underway and local authorities are providing all possible assistance to those affected".