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Seven killed in UP accident

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Seven persons were killed on Tuesday when a car collided with a truck in Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

The accident took place near the Manikpur Nagar Panchayat at Kunda. The car was smashed and the police along with locals had a tough time extricating the bodies from the mangled vehicle. The deceased were residents of Lucknow.

The truck driver escaped the scene of the accident. An official told IANS that while six persons died on the spot, a 35-year-old youth, identified as Sujit Pandey, told passersby that they were coming from Mirzapur and going to Barabanki. He died minutes later.

--IANS

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