Ambala, Jul 10 (PTI) Two persons were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a private bus on the Ambala-Jagadhari road today near village Manka Manki, the police said.

The deceased were identified as Khushi Ram and Nirmal Singh. The duo were close to reaching their village when a private bus allegedly hit the motorbike, they said.

Both sustained serious injuries and were rushed to a hospital where they died later, the police said.

The police have registered a case of rash and negligent driving against the driver of the bus, officials said.

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