14 people including 6 children travelling in SUV killed after vehicle rams into truck in Uttar Pradesh


14 people travelling in a Mahindra Bolero died last night after their vehicle rammed into a truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district. The accident took place on Allahabad-Lucknow highway under Manikpur police station.

Among those killed are also six children. The accident took place after the SUV collided with a truck, which was parked on the highway. The family was returning after attending wedding function in Nababganj area.

More details to follow

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07:39: 14 people from the same family died in a road collision in Pratapgarh district in UP.

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