22 killed as bus catches fire after collision


At least 22 people were killed and 15 others injured when a passenger bus collided with a truck and caught fire on National Highway 24 in Bareilly early today.

22 killedThe bus was on its way to Gonda.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Jogendra Kumar said, “The accident involving a bus of the Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation and a truck took place between 1.00 am and 1.30 am.

22 passengers of the bus were killed while 15 sustained injuries. One of the passengers is critically injured and has been hospitalised, police said.

According to eyewitnesses, some of the bodies have been charred beyond recognition.


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