7 killed, 27 injured in fog-related accidents

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Agra, Dec 2 (UNI) At least seven people were killed and 27 others injured, in fog-related accidents in Agra division, during the last 24 hours.

A man died after being hit by a truck in heavy fog blanket on Mathura-Agra highway near Runakta early today,the police said.

In another incident yesterday, two people lost their lives and three others were injured in a truck-car collision in Makkhanpur area of Ferozabad district in Agra division.

Besides, four people were killed and at least 24 others sustained injuries in separate accidents in Mathura, Etah, Aligarh, Mainpur and Hathras respectively.

The injured had been admitted to hospitals, where the condition of seven was said to be critical.

Meanwhile, the railway sources told UNI that movement of trains had been adversely affected due to fog in the last two days.

Several important trains on Agra-Delhi railway section were running one to five hrs behind schedule due to heavy fog.

The movement of buses on Delhi, Agra, Farrukhabad and Lucknow routes were also affected due to fog.


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