UP: 6 killed in an accident in Jaunpur

Jaunpur, Feb 9(UNI) At least six people were killed and 11 others were injured when a pickup van collided head on with a truck under Jalalpur police station area on the Varanasi-Lucknow highway on Tuesday morning.

Police here said that the accident occurred at around 0330 hrs near Laharpur village when a family and their close relatives were returning from Varanasi after cremating an 112 year old woman Dhanai Devi of Jalalpur village under Saraikhawaja police station area in the district .

The decessed were identified as Amar Bahadur Yadav(58), Ramshringar Yadav(38), Munni Lal Yadav (39), Indrajeet Yadav (48), Kamla Prasad Yadav (60) and Ramkumar (65).

The injured have been admitted to the hospital .


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