10 killed as bus collides with truck in UP’s Moradabad


Moradabad, January 30

Ten people were killed and around a dozen were injured when a private bus collided with a truck on the Moradabad-Agra Highway on Saturday morning owing to poor visibility due to dense fog, an official said.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured, District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Singh said.

Top police and administration officials, including Singh and Senior Superintendent of Police Prabhakar Chaudhary, have reached the spot.

The accident took place at around 8 am near Manpur village under Kundarki police station area here, Singh said.

Rescue operation is under way and the injured had been admitted to a nearby government hospital, Singh said.

The bodies had been sent for post-mortem, he said. PTI



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