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Ten killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 12:24

Lucknow: Ten people, including two children, were killed on Tuesday when a speeding tempo collided with a school bus in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

The school bus was coming from Vrindavan and going towards Mathura, over 400 km from here. It collided head-on with a tempo coming from the opposite direction.

Two children and a driver of one of the vehicles were among those killed, a home department official said. The identities of those killed in the accident were yet to be ascertained.

Four others, injured in the accident, were being treated at a hospital near the Mathura oil refinery.

Nearby residents blocked traffic on the highway briefly and pelted stones at passing vehicles, police said.


First Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 12:24
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