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Nashik: Private Bus collides truck caught fire, leaving 11 dead and injured 24 people in Maharashtra


Early on Saturday, a bus in Nashik, Maharashtra, collided with a truck and caught fire, killing 11 people and wounding 24, according to the police. Around five in the morning, the accident happened on Aurangabad Road, an official reported. There were about 30 people on the private transport.

A bus hit a truck and caught fire in Maharashtra's Nashik city early Saturday, leaving 11 persons dead and injuring 24, the police said. The accident took place on Aurangabad Road around 5 am, an official said. The private bus had around 30 passengers.

According to the official, it struck the truck in Nandur Naka and quickly took fire. He claimed the injured were sent urgently to a hospital close by. The truck was headed to Pune from Nashik while the bus was going from Yavatmal to Mumbai.

According to Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, the accident's cause will be looked at. According to the Chief Minister's office, the government would cover the injured people's medical costs.

According to Nashik guardian minister Dada Bhuse, an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh per person has also been announced for the relatives of those killed in the disaster.

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