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8 killed in accidents in UP

india Updated: Jun 02, 2009 18:50 IST

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.