10 killed in Uttar Pradesh accident

August 16th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and several seriously injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district, a police official said Saturday. “The accident took place late Friday night on the outskirts of Etah as the driver of the private bus lost control over the vehicle,” S.V. Singh, district’s senior superintendent of police told IANS.

The injured are undergoing treatment in a hospital here while some have been referred to Agra for treatment. The condition of five passengers is said to be critical, the official said.

The accident took place on the Shikohabad road that connects Etah and Firozabad districts.

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