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Truck mows down 8 in UP; 6 killed

IANS  |  Lucknow 

At least six persons were killed and two others seriously injured in Uttar Pradesh's district on Wednesday when a speeding truck ran them over, police said.

The incident happened at a national highway after the truck lost control and mowed down the eight persons seated on the divider. Four persons were killed on the spot while two others died in the hospital.

A told IANS eight persons from Kasba Thakur were headed to Bithoor in to take bath in The Bolero car in which they were travelling got a flat tyre.

As the was changing the tyre, the passengers sat on the divider. A speeding truck coming from the opposite direction mowed them and sped away.

The victims who died on the spot have been identified as Rajni Kushwaha, Kailash, and

The bodies were sent for autopsy and police are on the lookout for the truck

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 13:44 IST
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