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10 Killed as Dense Fog Causes Bus-Truck Collision on M’bad-Agra Highway, Govt to Give Rs 2L Ex-gratia

10 killed, a number of others injured in highway accident on Agra Moradabad Highway.

Expressing grief, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath ordered a probe into the incident and directed officers to offer help and well being providers to the victims.

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  • Last Updated: January 30, 2021, 12:54 IST
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Qazi Faraz Ahmad

At least ten folks have been killed and several other others injured in a deadly highway accident after a passenger bus collided with a truck on the Moradabad-Agra Highway owing to low visibility because of dense fog early on Saturday morning. The accident occurred virtually 18 kilometers away from Moradabad metropolis in Hussainpur Puliya of Moradabad’s Kundarki space.

Top police and administration officers together with District Magistrate, SP and CMO have reached the spot. Relief and rescue work is at the moment underway.

“Forensic team is here, rescue almost complete. 3 vehicles collided with each other. Eyewitnesses tell us that it was a case of overtaking,” ANI quoted the SSP as saying.

Expressing grief, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath ordered a probe into the incident and directed officers to offer help and well being providers to the victims.

The chief minister additionally introduced to offer monetary help of Rs 2 lakh every to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50 thousand every to the injured individuals.

In an identical incident earlier this week, 5 folks have been killed after an ambulance hit a stationary truck in Gopiganj space in Bhadohi amid diminished visibility because of dense fog on Tuesday. Four members of a household and the ambulance driver have been killed within the accident, police stated.

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