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7 dead as bus mows down sleeping pilgrims in UP's Bulandshahr

The victims, who were on a pilgrimage, were sleeping on the roadside when the bus crushed them.

7 dead as bus mows down sleeping pilgrims in UP's Bulandshahr
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New Delhi: Seven people - four women and three children of a family - were mowed down by a speeding bus in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh early on Friday. 

The victims, who were on a pilgrimage, were sleeping on the roadside when the bus crushed them.

They hailed from Hathras and were returning from Naraura Ghat after taking a dip in the Ganga. As per reports, the bus was returning with pilgrims from Vaishno Devi.

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The driver fled the spot after the accident. A police investigation is currently underway. All bodies have been sent for post mortem.

(With IANS inputs)