Lucknow, 20 November (IANS). In Kunda area of Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, 14 people were killed in a collision with a bolero and a truck late on Thursday.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Anurag Arya said that a truck and boloro collided in the police station Manikpur on Lucknow Prayagraj Highway, killing 14 people. The dead include 8 men and 6 children. The bodies of all the dead were sent to the CHC, whose post mortem is being done. He said that the family of the deceased is being given all possible help by the police.
The SP said that these Boloro riders were residents of Kunda. They were coming back from a procession ceremony. Then Deshraj of Kunda got into a speeding Bolero in a standing truck near Inara and 14 people died.
Local people said that the accident was so frightening that the people who reached the spot did not dare to go near. Reported to the police. Police arrived at the scene after a heavy struggle to cut the Bolero and extract the dead bodies. After this, the bodies were transported to Kunda CHC.
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