9 killed as bus carrying overturns near Udaipur


Jaipur: Nine people, including six women, were killed and 22 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims from Gujarat overturned near Udaipur today, police said.

The accident occurred near Nehla village on Friday night, around 10 km from Rajasthan’s lake city Udaipur, when the driver of the private bus lost control of the vehicle while trying to avoid hitting a two-wheeler, as per sources.

The bus carrying pilgrims had started its journey from Ahmedabad on Friday night. It was on a 16-day tour of religious places, including Pushkar and Haridwar.

Most of the dead were above 45 years, sources said.

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