Lucknow: In an unfortunate incident, at least seven people were killed and nine were injured when a bus collided with a truck while on its way to Ayodhya on Sunday.
As per reports, the bus was carrying 16 people from Karnataka to Ayodhya when the incident occurred at Naniha market in the Motipur area as it entered the opposite lane.
An oncoming truck crashed into the bus killing five people, including the driver on the spot while two others succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital.
Meanwhile, nine people have been admitted to a nearby hospital and currently undergoing treatment.
In this regard, the police have launched an investigation.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the deaths and directed the officers concerned to give good medical treatment to the injured people.