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7 killed in Ambulance-Truck Collision in India

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7 people were killed as an ambulance collided with a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district in India, May 31st.

The victims included 6 members of a family from Pilbhit who were returning from Delhi in the ambulance after a check-up, police said.
The accident took place early morning on the Delhi-Lucknow national highway.

The ambulance first hit the road divider and then collided with the truck, resulting in the death of the driver and six other occupants of the vehicle, they said.

The victims have all been identified and their family members were informed. Once they arrive, the bodies will be sent for post-mortem, police said.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed condolences to the families of the victims and directed district officials to provide treatment to those injured, according to his office.


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