Senior scribe killed in road accident in UP

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Lucknow, Jul 11 (UNI) Three people, including senior journalist Ved Prakash Chauhan, were killed and four other scribes were injured when their car dashed against a roadside tree near Latbazar under Jiyanpur police station today.

The accident occured on the Varanasi-Gorakhpur highway in which Chauhan, senior journalist of Amarujala newspaper published from Gorakhpur, press photographer Kamal Yadav and driver of the car died on the spot.

According to police, P P Sahi, Vivek Pandey, Mukesh Pandey and Yogeshwar Singh, all journalists from Gorakhpur, were admitted to hospital with injuries.

The scribes were returning to Gorakhpur after attending a marriage ceremony at Varanasi.

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