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10 killed as buses collide in Punjab

Last Updated: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 12:10

Jalalabad: At least 10 people on their way to a wedding were killed and 30 injured when two buses collided head-on in Punjab`s Jalalabad town, police said Monday.

The accident in Ferozepur district`s Jalalabad town, 250 km from Chandigarh, took place Sunday night. Both buses were carrying people going to attend weddings, police said.

"The injured have been shifted to civil hospitals in Jalalabad and in neighbouring towns. According to eye-witnesses, some people were sitting on the roofs of the buses," a police officer said.
"According to hospital officials, 10 people have succumbed to their injuries while others are out of danger," the officer said.

IANS

First Published: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 12:10

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