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Five killed in Chhattisgarh road accident

Raipur, May 21 (Calcutta Tube) Five people were killed and at least 16 others injured Friday as a bus overturned in Chhattisgarh’s Surguja district, police said.

‘The bus overturned as the driver lost control of it while trying to avoid hitting an ox on the road. Five people were killed on the spot and 16 passengers were injured,’ Additional Superintendent of Police Umesh Chaudhary told IANS over phone.

The accident took place 40 km from Ambikapur town, the headquarters of Surguja district.

He said seven of the injured are in critical condition.

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