Five dead, 11 injured in bus-truck collision

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Bathinda, Jul 31: Five people, including two children were killed and 11 others were injured following a head-on collision between a bus and a mini truck near Bhucho Mandi in the district on Wednesday, July 31.

Police sources here said that the accident took place when the truck while overtaking another vehicle collided with the state transport bus coming from the opposite direction. The bus was on its way to Barnala from here.

The dead included two minor children, a woman and a middle aged man, all of whom were in the truck. Their identities were not yet known.

The injured included a few bus passengers and those in the truck. They have all been admitted to a hospital in Bhucho Mandi.

The police are expected to register a case after investigations.


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