Eight killed in UP road accident

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 08:20 hrs

Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) Five women and three children from the same family were killed early Tuesday when their tractor trolley was hit by a mini truck in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district, police said.

The accident took place on National Highway 51. The family belonged to Dera Kadar Baksha village and were going from Bachranva to Tigri Dham for a bath in the Ganges. Amroha is around 400 km from here.

Three children and five women were killed. The injured have been admitted to a nearby medical facility, Superintendent of Police (SP) Amroha, Deepika Garg told IANS.

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