UP: Six killed, 3 injured after truck hits bus

DN Bureau

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.

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Basti: 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 Allahabad to Gorakhpur stopped at a dhaba and the engine did not start later, police added.

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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. (PTI)

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