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6 killed in road accident in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

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Gulf Today Report

Six persons were killed and 10 injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich. According to the details, the accident was reported at Shivdaha Mod in Payagpur, where a vehicle was hit by another vehicle.

Six persons died on the spot and ten have been admitted to the hospital in a serious condition.

All the passengers belonged to Lakhimpur Kheri and were returning from a shrine in Ambedkar Nagar.


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Station officer of Payagpur, Mukesh Singh, said the bodies had been sent for post mortem and their families had been informed of the incident.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief at the accident and has directed officials to ensure proper treatment of the injured persons.

Road accidents are common in India, largely because of driver indiscipline, poor roads and decrepit vehicles.

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