Ten dead as speeding bus falls in canal in UP

Lucknow, Dec 31:Ten persons were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur on Friday after a speeding bus lost control and fell in a canal, police said.

The incident took place near Laxarpur village in the district, adjoining Lucknow.

While eight persons have been identified, two persons remained unidentified. The bus (UP 81-9216) belonged to a company named Baba Tourist.

The dead have been identified as Jai Devi (32), Hari Govind Yadav (36), Rani (35), Mullu (40), Rajni (25), Arsia (30), Afsana Bano and Hiralal (32).

–IANS

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