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At least 14 killed, 31 hurt in bus-truck collision in India

New Delhi: At least 14 people were killed and dozens injured when a speeding bus rammed into a parked truck in northern India, police said on Thursday.
Police officer Iraj Raja said the crash occurred on an expressway in Firozabad district in Uttar Pradesh state. The container truck had broken down and was undergoing repairs by the side of the road when it was hit by the passenger bus from behind.
“14 people including 13 bus passengers and the truck driver who was supervising repairs were killed in the accident,” Raja said.
Reports said the bus driver had dozed off and lost control of the steering wheel, resulting in the crash. (DPA)