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15 injured in bus-train accident at Akola

india Updated: Sep 06, 2006 12:47 IST

As many as 15 people were injured in an accident involving a State Transport bus and Shakuntala Express train at an unmanned railway crossing near Jamb Phata in this district.

According to railway and police sources, the train hit the rear end of the Murtizapur-bound Akola bus on Tuesday. The bus overturned injuring 15 people, two of them seriously.

An FIR has been lodged against bus driver Ashok Gopichand Dube under sections 279 and 337 of IPC for negligent driving, police said.

The injured were hospitalised in the Laxmibai General Hospital at Murtizapur while one injured Vasant More (resident of village Chandai) was shifted to the general hospital at Akola, police added.