Bulandshahr | Jagran News Desk: Seven people, including four women and three children, were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr after a bus ran over them early this morning.

The incident took place near Gangaghat in Bulandshar's Narora. The victims were sleeping on the roadside when the bus crushed them.

According to initial reports, the victims belonged to Hathras and were returning from Naraura Ghat after taking a dip in the Ganga river. 

The police said that the bus was privately owned and was returning with pilgrims from Vaishno Devi.

The police has sent the bodies for post mortem. However, the driver of the bus is still missing, said the police.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of 7 people who lost their lives in Bulandshahr accident. He has also directed the administration to take strict action against the person responsible for the incident.  

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma