Bareilly (UP): Seven persons, including three children, were killed and 40 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling lost control and dived into Khannaut river in the neighbouring Pilibhit district in Uttar Pradesh, the police said.    

The incident took place on Tuesday evening when the bus was on its way to Pilibhit from Shahjahanpur, they said.

The deceased have been identified as Brijbihari Lal (60), Vaishali (10), Shital (11), Poonam (8), Rambeti (50), Ramrati (50) and Nanhelal (50).

The injured have been admitted to a hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable.

(Agencies)       

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