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Wednesday, August 26, 1998 Published at 07:46 GMT 08:46 UK


World: South Asia

17 pilgrims killed in north India road accident


At least seventeen people have been killed in a road accident in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Another thirty-eight people were injured.

Police said the accident took place when a bus hit a tractor trailer carrying pilgrims from the district capital of Bahraich.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service



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