Uttar Pradesh: 17 dead after bus hits divider, overturns in Mainpuri

Mainpuri, June 13: At least 17 people were killed and 35 others were injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri on Wednesday after a private bus hit a divider and overturned as it lost the control. 

There were around 80-90 people on board. The bus was travelling from Rajasthan’s Jaipur to Farukkhabad in Uttar Pradesh.

According to one of the passenger, the bus was overcrowded and few passengers were even sitting on the rooftop of the bus.

He also claimed that the driver was driving carelessly at high speed.

“We were shouting at the bus driver and even tried to stop the bus, but he did not listen,” stated the passenger.

The police rushed to the spot, while the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.


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