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17 killed, 35 hurt in UP bus accident

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ANI, Mainpuri  :
Around 17 people were killed and 35 others injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri on Wednesday morning after a private bus hit a divider and overturned after losing balance.
The private Volvo bus carrying around 80-90 people was travelling from Rajasthan's Jaipur to Farukkhabad in Uttar Pradesh. According to a passenger, the bus was
overcrowded and few passengers were even sitting on the rooftop of the bus. He also claimed that the driver was driving carelessly at high speed.
"We were shouting on the bus driver and even tried to stop the bus, but he did not listen," said the passenger.
The police are present on the spot, while the injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Uttar 17 passengers are killed after a bus hit a divider and overturned near Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

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