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11 people killed in bus collision in Karnataka

Dharwad - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the deaths and wishes for the speedy recovery of the injured.


Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021, 4:57 PM

Last updated: Fri 15 Jan 2021, 5:07 PM

At least 11 people were killed in a road accident in Dharwad which took place when a minibus collided with a truck near Itigatti village in Karnataka on Friday morning.

According to Dharwad Police, a total of 17 people were leaving for Goa for a tour.

“While 11 of them succumbed to the severe injuries, rest are critical and have been taken to a hospital in Dharwad district,” said Police.

11 bodies which were trapped in the minibus have already been recovered, Police said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the death of 11 people who lost their lives in the road accident.

“Saddened by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Karnataka’s Dharwad district. In this sad hour, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray for a quick recovery of those injured: PM Modi,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted.


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