New Delhi: Many passengers were feared dead as a bus carrying at least 50 passengers has caught fire after colliding with a truck in GT Road in Kannauj district. The bus was going to Jaipur from Gursahaiganj in Kannauj. Many of the passengers were asleep when the accident took place. Also Read - Noida: Fire at ESI Hospital in Sector 24, no Injuries

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure proper treatment to the injured.

“The 21 people rescued are out of danger. The fire in bus and truck has been doused. It is very unlikely anyone will be found alive inside the bus. Our teams will now ascertain how many people are dead,” said Inspector General of Police, Kanpur range, Mohit Agarwal.