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One Kanwaria killed, 4 injured in two separate accidents

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A Kanwaria was killed and 4 injured in two separate accidents in the district, police said today.

Ranjit, 27-year-old resident, was run-over by a vehicle near Bhensi village on Delhi-Haridwar Highway Yesterday.

The body has been sent for postmortem and a case registered against a driver of the vehicle, police said.

Ranjit along with four other friends was on his way to Haridwar to collect Ganga water.

In a second accident, four Kanwarias (devotees of lord Shiva) were seriously injured when their two bikes collided with a vehicle near village on the highway yesterday.

The injured were identified as Nitin, Sonam, Neha and Sonia, all residents, police said.

They were rushed to Bharatpur medical college in serious condition.

Heavy security arrangements have been put in placefor the smooth passage of Kawad yatra from the district.

The District Magistrate G S Priyadarshi said here that 47 sector magistrates have been posted and 214 CCTV cameras installed along sensitive places.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 14:32 IST