26 killed in India road crash

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At least 26 people have been killed after a bus crashed into an autorickshaw in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Officials said the impact of the collision was so severe that both the vehicles fell into a roadside well. 

Thirty-two others have been shifted to nearby hospitals to treat their wounds. 

In a Tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed "sadness" at the "unfortunate incident".

"My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest," he wrote.

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