6 killed, 46 injured in road accident in UP

DN Bureau

Four people were killed and 40 others injured today when their tractor-trolley fell from a railway overbridge in Para locality of the state capital, police said.


Lucknow: Four people were killed and 40 others injured today when their tractor-trolley fell from a railway overbridge in Para locality of the state capital, police said.

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The deceased, hailing from Kannauj district, were returning home after paying a visit to Dewa Sharif Dargah in the neighbouring Barabanki district, they said.

Around 40 others were injured in the accident, police said, adding that they have been admitted to a hospital where the condition of some of them was stated to be serious.

The identity of those killed was being established, police said.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the death of four persons in the accident and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the dependents of each of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those who were injured.

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The chief minister prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured and directed the officials concerned to ensure all possible help to them, an official release here said.(PTI)













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