As many as 16 people were killed and around 30 injured when a bus collided with a tempo at Sachendi suburb in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur on Tuesday.
The injured have been taken to the Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital.
According to police, the death toll could rise further as many of those who were injured were in a critical condition.
16 dead as bus and a loader in Kanpur Outer's Sachendi. Some 30 were injured. pic.twitter.com/VPSLXfU1oT
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the accident and instructed the officials concerned to be present on the spot and provide all possible help.