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18 killed, 24 injured in UP road accident

Eighteen people were killed and over two dozen injured when an Uttarakhand Roadways bus collided with a mini-truck at Lakahooti area today, police said

india Updated: May 31, 2012 12:26 IST
PTI

Eighteen people were killed and over two dozen injured when an Uttarakhand Roadways bus collided with a mini-truck at Lakahooti area today, police said.

The accident occurred when the bus, on its way to Haldwani town of Uttarakhand from here, collided head-on with the mini-truck, carrying people back from Garhmukteshwar after performing last rites of a deceased at river Ganga, they said.

The injured have been admitted to a government hospital, they said, adding that investigations are on.

First Published: May 31, 2012 09:11 IST