Amethi, Feb 27: Two persons, including a local Congress leader, were today killed and four others injured when the car they were travelling in turned turtle after hitting a dump of road construction material in Piparpur area here, police said.
The incident occurred this afternoon. Former block president Om Prakash Singh (50) and his friend Hari Singh (48) were killed on the spot, while four others, including another Congress leader Ashok Singh, were injured, Circle Officer, Amethi, R K Chaturvedi said.
They were on their way to Gauriganj district headquarters, the CO said. Party vice-president Rahul Gandhi has expressed grief over the incident, his representative in the constituency Chandrakant Dubey said.