Bus plunges into river in UP’s Varanasi district; 10 killed

Last Updated: Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 18:28

Varanasi: As many as 14 people were on Saturday
killed and nine others injured when a bus fell into a river
near Kalikadham village here, police said.
The bus carrying 24 passengers fell into the Varuna
river after hitting the railing along the river, District
Collector Ravindra said.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has announced an
ex-gratia of Rs one lakh to the kin of each of those killed.

She also announced free treatment for the injured in
the mishap.
All the injured have been admitted to a hospital and
the condition of four patients is critical, police said.


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First Published: Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 18:28

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