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21 killed in India bus crash fire

At least 21 people burned to death when a bus fell into a ditch and caught fire in central India.

Constable Vikram Singh at the police control room in Panna district says the death toll from today's crash may rise as police teams cut into the wreckage of the charred bus.

Mr Singh said another 14 people had been injured. He said it was not clear how many passengers were travelling on the private bus.

Panna district is in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

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