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At least 6 killed, 40 injured in bus-truck collision in UP

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At least six persons were killed and 40 injured on Sunday in a collision between a Roadways bus and a truck in neighbouring district, police said.

The incident took place in Kalyanpur area. The bus was carrying pilgrims from to Allahabad, they said.

"The incident took place on Sunday morning on 2, when the roadways bus carrying the pilgrims collided with a truck after its tyre exploded," Abhishek Tiwari, circle officer, Bindki, said.

He said five people died on the spot, while another succumbed to injuries in a hospital.

The names and age of the deceased are yet to be ascertained, Tiwari said.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 17:15 IST