Phagwara, Oct 11: Three people were killed on the spot and eleven others were injured in a head-on collision between a Punjab Roadways bus and a mini bus near Behram between Phagwara and Banga.
The deceased were identified as Amit Kumar (33), Akhil Jain (16), both residents of Jalandhar and Sunil Kumar (25) of a village near Adampur. Their bodies were sent to Banga hospital for postmortem.
The injured were admitted to a hospital.
According to the reports, the mishap occurred yesterday when the mini bus tried to overtake a truck but rammed into the Punjab Roadways bus coming from the opposite direction. The passengers in the mini bus were returning to Jalandhar after attending a religious function.
Behram police has registered a case against mini bus driver.