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Fatal accident near Udaipur; 9 killed after bus overturns

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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Udaipur, July 22: Nine people, including six women, were killed and 22 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims from Gujarat overturned near Udaipur on Friday, police said.

Fatal accident near Udaipur; 5 passengers die after bus overturns

The accident occurred near Nehla village, around 10 km from Rajasthan's lake city Udaipur, when the driver of the private bus lost control of the vehicle while trying to avoid hitting a two-wheeler, Rajendra Prasad, superintendent of police, Udaipur, said.

The bus carrying pilgrims had started its journey from Ahmedabad Friday night. It was on a 16-day tour of religious places, including Pushkar and Haridwar.

Six women and three men were killed in the accident, said Prasad, adding that those injured were rushed to a government hospital in Udaipur.

Most of the dead were above 45 years, he said.

OneIndia News (with agency input)

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