7 dead, 50 hurt as two buses collide

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 19:43

Bijnore: Seven people were killed and
over 50 injured when two private buses collided on a national
highway near Sherkot town here this morning.

The killed included two women and a driver of one of
the buses, police said.

Five died instantly and two succumbed to injuries in
hospital, they said adding the collision took place on the
National Highway 74.

Five seriously injured passengers were shifted to
Meerut hospital, police said.

Some 30 to 35 passengers were undergoing treatment in
various hospitals at Dhampur and Bijnore.

Those who suffered minor injuries were discharged
after first aid, police said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 19:43

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