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27 killed in UP accidents

Written by: Staff

Lucknow, Mar 25 (UNI) At least 27 people including seven children died and 24 others were injured in separate incidents in Uttar Padesh in the last 24 hrs.

A report from Kanpur said at least six people were killed on the spot when an overloaded jeep collided with a truck in Suhail area of the adjoining Auraiyya district today.

Police said a person was also injured.

Senior cops had reached the spot.

Three children were burnt to death when a hutment caught fire on Khajuraho road in Mahoba district today. An unidentified person was also run over by a train in Chando village.

Another person, identified as Mushtaq, died when a tractor hit him this morning in Balrampur.

Three people in two separate incidents including a brother-sister drowned this morning under Bagni area of Sonebhadra district.

Meanwhile, two men were run over by a speeding truck in Robertsganj.

Nine labourers were also injured when a tractor trolley overturned.

Four people including two relatives were killed and 13 others injured in two road accidents in Agra last night.

A report from Ferozabad said three people -- Virendra Gupta (45), his daughter Golu and Sanjay Gupta -- travelling in a SUV died when their vehicle collided with a stationary truck near Bacchu Baba Ashram.

In another incident, a 35-year-old man died after he was hit by an unidentified vehicle while crossing road in Kamlapur on the Lucknow-Delhi national highway in Sitapur.

According to police, a motorcyclist was killed and a pillion riding youth was grievously wounded when they were hit by a jeep under Vindhyachal area of Mirzapur district.

Meanwhile, a cyclist lost his life when a heavy vehicle hit him under Gokul area of Hardoi district.

Similarly, 12-year-old identified as Pooja died instantly after being hit by a truck at Safdargunj area of Barabanki district.


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