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Uttar Pradesh: 7 killed, several hurt as Ayodhya-bound tourist bus collides head on with truck

By Priyanka Verma 
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Lucknow: On Sunday, At least Seven people, including three women, were killed and nine grievously injured when a tourist bus collided with a truck on the Bahraich-Lakhimpur highway, police said.

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Additional Superintendent of Police, Ashok Kumar said, The bus carrying 16 people from Karnataka was going to Ayodhya when the incident occurred at Naniha market in the Motipur area as it entered the opposite lane.

While five, including the bus driver, died on the spot, two others succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital, the police officer said, adding nine people were seriously injured and were hospitalised.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condoled the deaths and directed the officers concerned to ensure the injured got good medical treatment.

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