11 dead, 9 injured after two buses collide in Rajasthan's Nagaur

The incident happened at around 3 am. The buses were carrying passengers from Maharashtra's Latur and Sholapur and they were travelling to Hisar, Haryana, to meet a spiritual guru.

11 dead, 9 injured after two buses collide in Rajasthan's Nagaur
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New Delhi: Eleven people, including a child and four women, were killed and nine others injured after two mini buses met with an accident in Rajasthan's Nagaur district on Saturday. 

The incident happened at around 3 am. The buses were carrying passengers from Maharashtra's Latur and Sholapur and they were travelling to Hisar, Haryana, to meet a spiritual guru. 

When one of the buses crossed Hanumangadh mega highway near Kuchaman city, the driver sighted a bull on the road and in an attempt to save the animal, he lost control of the bus and collided with a tree. The driver of the other bus, which was behind it, also lost balance of the vehicle. 

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According to police, of the nine injured, six are critical and have been referred to Jaipur for treatment. The rest are being treated at a hospital in Kachuman. 

Police reached the spot immediately and carried out rescue operations.