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Two killed, 20 seriously injured as bus overturns in Amritsar; driver flees

Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 8:15pm IST | Place: Amritsar | Agency: PTI

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Two passengers were killed and 20 injured, two of them seriously, when a bus in which they were travelling overturned on a highway in Amritsar on Sunday, police said. The mishap happened on Vallha bypass highway when the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a sharp curve. Police said the bus driver was on his mobile phone at the time of the accident.

The driver fled after the mishap, they said. The injured were admitted to a nearby hospital where two of them were stated to be in critical condition.

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