Lucknow: At least seven people were on Wednesday killed in a collision between a bus and a gas tanker truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal. Rescue operations are underway. Also Read - UP Horror: 50-year-old Widow Raped in Shahjahanpur

The crash took place in the Dhanari police station area, they added. Also Read - 4 UP Information Officers Demoted to Watchmen & Peon After Their Promotions Were Found Illegal

“A UP Roadways bus of Aligarh depot collided head-on with a gas tanker on the Agra-Moradabad road on Wednesday in which seven persons were killed, while 25 others got injured. The number of deaths could go up,” Superintendent of Police Chakresh Mishra said. Also Read - Liquor to Get Cheaper in Uttar Pradesh as Yogi Govt Approves New Excise Policy | Here’s What You Will Have to Pay

He added that the injured have been admitted to nearby hospitals.

Police said the deceased are yet to be identified.

Police and district administration officials are at the spot and rescue operations are on, they added.