Eight persons were killed and three others injured when their vehicle hit a lorry on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway today, police said.
The victims belonged to Alwar district of Rajasthan and were returning from a pilgrimage to Naimisaranyam in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh, they said.
Naimisaranyam, also known as Neemsar, Nimsar or Nimkhar, is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
The deceased are yet to be identified, the officer added.
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