8 dead, 3 injured in a vehicle collision on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Jul 11, 2018, 12:32 IST | PTI

The victims belonged to Alwar district of Rajasthan and were returning from a pilgrimage to Naimisaranyam in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh

8 dead, 3 injured in a vehicle collision on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway
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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 accident took place under Tirwa police station in the early hours, Additional SP Keshav Chandra Goswami said, adding that the injured were rushed to a hospital.

The deceased are yet to be identified, the officer added.

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