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At Least 18 Killed, Dozens Injured as Speeding Truck Hits Stationary Bus in India - Video

India Ambulance - Sputnik International, 1920, 28.07.2021
According to the Uttar Pradesh state police, the double-decker bus was en route to Bihar from Haryana state. It was parked on the roadside at the time of the accident with passengers sitting inside it.
At least 18 people were killed and more than 25 others suffered injuries after a speeding truck hit a bus in India's Uttar Pradesh state early Wednesday.
Talking to Sputnik, Lucknow's Additional Director General of Police S. N. Sabat stated that the accident had occurred on the Ayodhya-Lucknow highway in the Barabanki area of the State. There were around 140 bus passengers. All of them were labourers and travelling from the Palwal area of Haryana state to Bihar. 
"The bus was stationed along the roadside after its axle broke down when a speeding truck rammed into the bus. 18 people have been declared dead by the hospital authorities. Over 25 people have been injured and they are undergoing treatment at Lucknow trauma centre," he added.
State Chief of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has offered condolences following the deaths and has directed the concerned authorities to ensure proper treatment for the injured. He also said financial assistance will be provided to the families of the deceased.  
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