Close shave for Manu Bhaker and family as Haryana Roadways bus hits their car

Manu Bhaker and her family were returning home from the national shooting camp in New Delhi.

Image of the damage to the car in which Manu Bhaker and her family were travelling in.   -  Twitter/@realmanubhaker

Indian shooter Manu Bhaker survived a close call on Saturday as a speeding bus hit the car in which she and her family members were returning home from the national shooting camp in New Delhi.

The 17-year-old later tweeted a picture of the damage to the car, tagging Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and news organisations, stating: "Haryana Roadways tried to kill me. Running Rush drive and overtaking on very high speed.Dadri Depo .Bus no 5483 Driver name Mohan. driver no 222,Said he has to reach Chandigadh and can’t wait !!"


Her father, Ramkishan Bhaker, told Sportstar: "Thankfully we all are safe and no one is hurt. But this shows how dangerous Haryana Roadways have become. The bus tried to overtake us. It should be ensured that people don't overspeed and overtake."

Manu Bhaker won India's first Olympic quota place in women's 10m pistol.  (File Photo)   -  AP Photo

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Bhaker secured an Olympic quota for the country after finishing fourth in the women's 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup in Munich in May. She also won the gold medal partnering Saurabh Chaudhary in the 10m pistol mixed team event in the World Cups at New Delhi, Munich and Beijing.

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