Seven killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident

June 10th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Seven members of a marriage party were killed when a state roadways bus ploughed into their vehicle Thursday on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital, police said.

The accident took place in Nigohan area.

“Those inside the van were heading to Lakhimpur district from Pratapgarh to attend a marriage,” Police Inspector R.K Singh told reporters.

“Those killed include six men and a teenaged boy. While four people died on the spot, other three succumbed during treatment,” he added.

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