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13 people killed in truck-bus collision in India

  • Published at 04:08 pm August 19th, 2019
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Among the 23 injured, 2 people are critical while others are undergoing tests and treatment at Dhule hospital

At least 13 people were killed and 23 injured when a truck collided with a state-run bus in Maharashtra late on Sunday, police said.

The accident took place in Nimgul village of Dhule at around 10:30pm local time on Sunday as the bus was heading towards Shahada, Hindustan Times reported.

"The truck came speeding towards the bus and ran through almost the entire length of the bus. Eleven people were killed on the spot and 25 were injured," said a senior police inspector of Dondaicha police station of Dhule.

"However, two of the 25 injured died in Dhule. The deceased were taken to Dondaicha primary health centre for post-mortem and the injured were rushed to Dhule," he said.

Among the 23 injured, two people are critical while others are undergoing tests and treatment at Dhule.