Two persons were killed on the spot and nine suffered grievous injuries in an accident involving a NEKRTC bus bound for Gulbarga from Bidar and a cement-laden truck near Kurikota village on the Bidar-Gulbarga National Highway.

Both the victims were travelling in the NEKRTC bus. The truck was on its way to Latur from Gulbarga. The injured have been admitted in the Government General Hospital in Gulbarga.

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