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Fourteen Killed In Road Mishap In UP's Pratapgarh
Pratapgarh, Nov 20 (TNA) Fourteen persons, including six children were killed in a major road mishap in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Friday, police said. The accident took place on the Lucknow-Prayagraj highway when a speeding Bolero rammed into a stationary truck.
Police officials said that all the deceased were part of a marriage party and were returning home. The incident took place near the Deshraj Indaura. Locals heard a loud noise and ran to save the people but by then fourteen had perished in the car crash.
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the loss of lives and has announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each to the families of the deceased.