Two women passengers killed, 12 others injured as Delhi-bound Volvo bus overturns near Sonepat

ROHTAK: Two women passengers were killed and 12 others were injured when a private Volvo bus going from Amritsar to Delhi overturned on National Highway 1 near Rai town in Sonepat district on Wednesday morning.

Police said the accident occurred around 5.30am when the bus driver tried to avoid colliding with a truck. The tyres of the bus hit iron rods on the roadside of a nearby construction site, which led to its overturning.

More than 50 people were travelling in the bus. The injured were rushed to the government hospital in Sonepat.

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