Sixteen pilgrims dead in Uttar Pradesh bus accident
16 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh bus accident and over a dozen injured when a bus in which they were travelling rammed into a truck and caught fire in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district. The bus was carrying 60 pilgrims was returning from the Ghazi Miyan ki Dargah in Bahraich after a religious congregation when it collided with the truck at Tilwarai on the town's outskirts late Friday. The pilgrims were on their way to Ajmer.
District Magistrate Kinjal Singh said few bodies have been recovered from inside the bus and many injured people were taken to a nearby hospital. She said the condition of two pilgrims was serious and they were referred to Shahuji Maharaj Medical College in Lucknow.