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5 killed in separate accidents in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Five people including a 10-year-old boy died and 29 were injured in separate accidents in Rajasthan, police said Friday.

In the state's district, four people including two women and a boy were killed in a collision between an ambulance and a private bus on Thursday night, police said.

A total of 10 people were injured in the accident that happened near Chhapi village following which agitated villagers set the bus on fire, they said.

The deceased were identified as Lalita (35), Sahil (10), Than Singh (29) and Kokila (40), said, adding that a case was registered against the bus who fled the spot.

In the second incident in Udaipur, a man was killed and nine others were injured on Friday when their cars rammed into each other on the on 27.

Hitesh Joshi (45) died after his car collided with the other vehicle, being driven on the wrong side of the road, police said.

Five occupants in Joshi's car and four in the other were injured and rushed to a government hospital for treatment, said.

The at fault managed to escape, though the police have registered a case against him.

In another incident in the state's district, a speeding private bus lost control and overturned leaving 10 passengers injured.

The bus was on its way from Samdhadi to Siwana, station Dolaram said, adding that the injured were undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

A case was registered against the bus driver, police said.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 19:40 IST