7 dead as bus runs over people sleeping on pavement in India’s Uttar Pradesh

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International desk, October 11:  At least 7 people – four women and three children of a family – died in India’s western Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district after a bus ran over them early this morning.The victims, who were on a pilgrimage, were sleeping on the pavement when the private bus crushed them, NDTV reports.

The incident took place near Gangaghat in Bulandshar’s Narora.

According to initial reports, the victims were from Hathras in Uttar Pradesh and were returning from Naraura Ghat after taking a dip in the Ganga river.

The driver is missing after the accident, the police said.

All bodies have been sent for post mortem.