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Uttar Pradesh: 7 Students Killed By Speeding Bus On Agra-Lucknow Expressway
The students de-boarded the bus on the expressway. They were waiting for it to refuel on the highway when a bus hit them from behind
While some of the students died on the spot, others were rushed to the hospital.
New Delhi: Around seven students of a college in Uttar Pradesh were killed and others seriously injured after a speeding state-run bus crushed them on the Agra-Lucknow expressway, police said.
The group of students from Sant Kabir Nagar were headed for Agra for a picnic in a bus. However, early this morning, their bus ran out of diesel in Kannauj district.
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The students de-boarded the bus on the expressway. They were waiting for it to refuel on the highway when a bus hit them from behind.
While some of the students died on the spot, others were rushed to the hospital. Their families have been informed, an officer said.
CM Aditya Yoginath has offered his condolences to the aggrieved families and announced compensation.
Few Months Back, Eight persons were killed and six others injured when a tractor trolley turned turtle in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.
The mishap took place in the wee hours on Anoopshahr road when the passengers were on their way to Aligarh.
(Inputs From News Agencies)
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