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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

Aligarh: Truck rams huts, kills 8 kids

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Aligarh, March 20, 2013
First Published: 23:13 IST(20/3/2013) | Last Updated: 23:21 IST(20/3/2013)

Eight children, including five sisters, were killed and over three dozen others injured when a truck overturned and fell over roadside huts at Nagla Patwari village near Aligarh Muslim University campus, late on Tuesday.

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The injured have been admitted to a hospital.

The incident took place when the truck, loaded with bricks, got stuck in a pothole and the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Police said a crane that was sent to the site also overturned and the occupants had to be rescued by cutting the window panes delaying relief work.

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