Uttar Pradesh road accident : Five pilgrims die after tractor collides with truck

Five pilgrims were killed and seven others were injured when the tractor trolley in which they were travelling was collided with a truck in Shahjahanpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

The deceased pilgrims include two women. The seven injured pilgrims were taken to the district hospital of which the condition of two persons is said to be critical.

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The Uttar Pradesh accident took place near Mirzapur in Zarinpuri village. The pilgrims were travelling in a tractor-trolley and were going to Dhai Ghat Mela.

One of the injured person reported that a speeding truck came in opposite direction and collided with their vehicle throwing them all on the road.

Police reached to the accident spot immediately and rescued the injured people. A case has been registered against the truck driver who is absconding at the moment and initiated man hunt for him.

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