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17 people killed, 20 injured as bus overturns in UP 

Mainpuri: At least 17 people were killed and 20 injured when a bus overturned after hitting a divider here on Wednesday morning, police said.The bus carrying around 60-70 people was on its way to Farrukhabad from Jaipur in Rajasthan, Mainpuri Additional Superintendent of Police Om Prakash Singh told PTI.“The bus overturned after hitting a divider in Tirathpur village located almost 25 km from the district headquarters on the Mainpuri-Etawah road, at around 5.30 am,” he said.“As of now, 17 people have been killed, while 20 other sustained injuries. The bus driver has lost his left leg and is currently admitted to a hospital in Saifai,” the ASP said.Police said efforts are under way to ascertain the identity of the deceased, which include a woman.The injured were admitted to hospitals in Saifai and Mainpuri. Three of the injured, who were admitted to a Saifai hospital, have been referred to Agra.The police officer said the private bus was carrying mostly labourers, who work in brick kilns and were returning to their native villages.

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