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Nine die as trucks collide in Uttar Pradesh

Nine people were killed and five injured when a truck carrying them was hit by another truck in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.

india Updated: Jul 16, 2011 08:20 IST
IANS

Nine people were killed and five injured when a truck carrying them was hit by another truck in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.

The accident took place on late Thursday when a truck in Hasayan area rammed into another truck, said Police Inspector DK Dubey.

"While three people died on the spot, the remaining six died later when they were being taken to a hospital," he told reporters here, 300 km from Lucknow.

While one of the two drivers is injured, the other is absconding, he added.

First Published: Jul 15, 2011 10:02 IST