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14 killed in Andhra Pradesh bus accident

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:12 AM, 14 February 2021   Updated: 11:12 AM, 14 February 2021

14 killed in Andhra Pradesh bus accident

14 killed in Andhra Pradesh bus accident

14 people, including a child, on a pilgrimage tour were killed as a bus and truck collided on a national highway at Kurnool of Andhra Pradesh in India early this morning.

Only four children survived the accident but two of them are in critical condition. Based on Aadhaar cards and phone numbers, the police are gathering details.

The accident took place near a village in Veldurti Mandal of the state's Kurnool district. The mini bus, which was carrying 18 people, hit the road divider at a high speed, fell over the divider and collided with a lorry coming from the opposite direction, on the other side of the road.

"There were 18 people in the vehicle at the time of the accident. The accident took place around 4 am at Veldurti Mandal, near Madapuram, about 25 km from Kurnool," the Kurnool police chief K Fakirappa told.

"The group was going from Madanapalle in Chittoor district to Ajmer in Rajasthan," he said. The people were crushed inside the vehicles and the bodies had to be extricated using machinery.- NDTV.

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