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Six killed, 3 injured after truck hits bus in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Basti (UP) 

Six people were Monday killed and three others injured after being hit by a speeding truck while they were pushing a roadways bus, which became immobile, said police.

The incident took place near Bhadohi village in Chhavani area when a roadways bus going from to stopped at a dhaba and the engine did not start later, police added.

When the passengers were pushing the bus, they were hit by a speeding truck, killing six on the spot.

The injured have been rushed to a hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable.

The drive of the truck managed to flee after leaving the vehicle at some distance. Probe is on into the matter.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, October 01 2018. 11:45 IST
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