8 Killed, 3 injured in an accident on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Crime Miscellaneous

Kannauj (UP): Eight persons were killed and three others injured when their vehicle hit a lorry on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway today, police said.

The victims belonged to Alwar district of Rajasthan and were returning from a pilgrimage to Naimisaranyam in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh, they said.
Naimisaranyam, also known as Neemsar, Nimsar or Nimkhar, is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

The accident took place under Tirwa police station in the early hours, Additional SP Keshav Chandra Goswami said, adding that the injured were rushed to a hospital.
The deceased are yet to be identified, the officer added.

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