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Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh): An 11-year-old girl was decapitated on Tuesday when she stuck her head out of the window of a moving bus and was hit by a truck coming from the opposite direction on a highway in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district, police said.

The incident occurred at around 9.30 am at Reshiya village on Indore-Ichhapur Highway, additional superintendent of police (ASP) Seema Alawa said.

The girl was travelling to Indore with her mother and sister in a passenger bus - Prabaht Bus Service - when the accident took place at Reshiya, about 35 km from the district headquarters, the official said.

The girl had stuck her head out of a window for vomiting, when a truck coming from the opposite direction hit her, she said, adding that the child's head was severed from her body. The errant truck has been seized and a search has been launched for the driver, the official said.

(With inputs from agencies)

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