At least eleven members of a marriage party were killed on Tuesday and 30 others were injured when a truck in which they were travelling collided head-on with a bus in northern India, police said.

The marriage party was returning from Mainpuri district when it met with an accident near Katra around 5am killing 11 people on the spot, they said.

The injured have been admitted to the district hospital from where some of the seriously injured were referred to Kanpur.