Bus collides with truck in northern India, killing 11

NEW DELHI (AP) - The police say a bus has collided with a truck in northern India, killing 11 people, including seven members of a wedding party.

Police officer S. K. Awasthi said 30 other people were injured in the accident on Tuesday, and were hospitalised near Kanpur, 220km south of New Delhi.

He said the wedding party was traveling in the truck, but the bride and bridegroom were travelling separately.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

India has the world's deadliest roads, with more than 110,000 people killed each year. Most accidents are blamed on reckless driving, poorly maintained roads and ageing vehicles.