The bus with about 25 passengers on board was on its way to Manali from Delhi when it veered off the Nirmal Kutia flyover near Sector 7 on the National Highway on Saturday night, police said.

One of those killed, Kamlesh Patel from Gujarat, is a relative of Union Minister Praful Patel, while one of the injured is a Ukrainian citizen Ulterina, police said.

Ten other passengers of the bus were injured, one of them seriously, police said, adding that the injured have been hospitalized.

Meanwhile, in a road mishap at Nawanshahr in Punjab, five members of a family were killed in a head-on collision between a car and a truck near Jadla Village on the Nawanshahr- Chandigarh Road on Saturday, police said.

The family was returning from a marriage in Kurali when the mishap took place, they said.

In another road accident at Barnala in Punjab late Saturday night, four women and two children were killed in a collision between two mini-trucks, police said.


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