Seven people, including two children, were killed and 70 others were injured in a bus accident in Burdwan district of West Bengal Saturday morning.

The accident happened at 3:30 am near Ausgram when the bus carrying members of a marriage party from Kolkol village to Birpara (Birbhum district) overturned after the driver had lost control of the vehicle.

The injured were admitted to Burdwan Medical College Hospital and Ausgram Hospital. The police said that a few of the injured persons were in critical condition.