Karnataka: 6 dead, over 10 injured after bus collides with lorry near Hubli on NH 63

The accident also left more than 10 people injured.

Karnataka: 6 dead, over 10 injured after bus collides with lorry near Hubli on NH 63
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Bengaluru: At least six people were killed on Saturday after a bus collided with a lorry near Karnataka's Hubli on the National Highway 63. The accident also left 10 others injured.

The mishap took place when a bus, carrying a team of Mumbai based travellers, had a head-on collision with a lorry. Six of the tourists, who were headed to Hampi, died at the spot.

The district police rushed to the spot and injured were admitted to the Hubli KIMS hospital for treatment.

The deceased have been identified as Vishwanath (76), Dinkar (74), Ramesh Jaipal (70), Sumedha (65), Lahu (65) and Suchitra (65).

A case has been registered in Annigeri Police Station and an investigation in the matter is underway.

(With inputs from ANI)

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