Tourist killed in accident

June 2nd, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 56-year-old woman from Gujarat was killed and one of her relatives injured after a tourist bus hit them here outside a monument in south Delhi, police said Wednesday.

Jai Shree Ben Mehta along with her sister-in-law Naina Ben Mehta and two other family members were in Delhi for sight-seeing.

“They were walking near the Lotus Temple after coming out of the monument around 5.30 p.m. A tourist bus, whose brakes had failed, hit them after ramming into an auto-rickshaw. Jai Shree Ben Mehta died on way to hospital,” said a senior police officer.

“We have impounded the bus and a hunt is on for the absconding driver,” said the officer.

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