Nur-Sultan: Eleven people were killed and 29 others injured on Saturday in a bus accident in Kazakhstan, the Interior Ministry said. Also Read - MP Bus Accident: Who is Shivrani Lonia, The Brave Girl Who Jumped Into Sidhi Canal & Saved 2 Lives?

Eight persons were pronounced dead at the scene, while 32 others were admitted to a hospital in the Kordai district, where three of them later succumbed to their injuries, according to an official statement, Efe news reported. Also Read - Six of a Wedding Party From Karnataka Killed in Bus accident in Kerala's Kasaragod

The accident took place on the highway linking Almaty, Kazakhstan, with Tashkent, capital of neighbouring Uzbekistan. Also Read - Christmas Heartbreak! Kazakh Bodybuilder Who Married Sex Doll Says 'She is Broken & is Being Repaired'

The bus flipped over when the driver swerved to avoid a car and truck that collided previously.

At least three of the fatalities were Uzbek nationals, the interior ministry said.