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At the least 17 killed after bus carrying migrant employees hits van in northern India – Nationwide

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A bus carrying migrant employees after the lifting of coronavirus restrictions hit a supply van on a freeway in northern India, killing at the least 17 folks and injuring 18, police stated Wednesday.

The bus overturned after colliding with the van coming from the wrong way on Tuesday evening close to Kanpur, a metropolis 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the Uttar Pradesh state capital, stated police officer Mohit Agarwal.

The migrant employees have been heading to Ahmedabad, a metropolis in western Gujarat state, to renew work with industries reopening after the lifting of lockdown restrictions.

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The van was transporting employees house from a biscuits manufacturing unit and a lot of the lifeless have been amongst them, Agarwal stated.

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Sixteen folks have been killed on the spot and one died in a hospital, the place the injured have been being handled, he stated.

“The passengers complained that the bus driver was going very quick,” Agarwal stated.

Greater than 110,000 individuals are killed yearly in street accidents throughout India, in response to police. Most crashes are blamed on reckless driving, poorly maintained roads and getting older automobiles.


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