6 die in UP as car falls into ditch

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Lucknow, June 25 | Six people, including two minors were killed after a car carrying them crashed in Balrampur district on Friday.

The police said that the car, travelling at a high speed, turned turtle and fell into a ditch after colliding head on with a bike.

The incident took place in Shivanagar. The deceased have been identified as Krishna Kumar, 39, Snehlata, 36, Utkarsh, 12, Niki, 14, Shatrughan, 50, and Saumya, 18.

Two bikers also sustained injuries and have been admitted in the district hospital, Maharajganj Tarai police personnel said.

Superintendent of Police, Balrampur, Hemant Kutiyal said that the car was bound for Devipatan Shaktipeeth while the bike was headed towards Balrampur city.

“The crash took place around 11.a.m. The impact of the collision was so great that the car plunged into the roadside ditch, he said.

It also led to disruption of traffic on the highway. Police reached the spot and started relief work. The people trapped in the car were taken out and sent to the district hospital where all were declared brought dead.

Source: IANS

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The number of casualties are still unknown and local police has ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Along with General Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, Brigadier L.S. Lidder, Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh, Naik Gursewak Singh, Naik Jitender Kumar, Naik Vivek Kumar, Naik B. Sai Teja, Havaldar Satpal and pilots were travelling in the chopper.

Confirming about General Rawat presence, Indian Air Force tweeted, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

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The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

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The number of casualties are still unknown and local police have ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Emergency rescue teams have been rushed to the spot.

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Confirming about General Rawat’s presence, Indian Air Force said, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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