Lucknow: Ten people, including two children, were killed on Tuesday when a speeding tempo collided with a school bus in Mathura, police said.

The school bus was coming from Vrindavan and going towards Mathura, over 400 km from Lucknow. It collided head-on with a tempo coming from the opposite direction. Two children and a driver of one of the vehicle were among those killed, a home department official said.

The identities of those killed in the accident were yet to be ascertained. Four others, injured in the accident, were being treated at a hospital near the Mathura oil refinery. Nearby residents blocked traffic on the highway briefly and pelted stones at passing vehicles, police said.

(Agencies)

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