8 killed in accidents in UP | india | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Jan 24, 2017-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

8 killed in accidents in UP

india Updated: Jun 02, 2009 18:50 IST
PTI
Highlight Story

Eight persons were killed and several others injured in two separate accidents in the district on Tuesday, police said.

Five persons were killed and three injured when a sand-laden truck, in which they were returning after taking a holy dip in river Betwa on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra, overturned near the Tikar ghat, they said.

In another incident, three persons were drowned in a canal near Khundela village and several others injured when a tractor trolley, which was carrying them, fell into the deep waters, police said.

The victims were on their way to attend a wedding, they said, adding that injured were admitted to nearby hospital.