12 killed in accident in UP’s Balrampur dist

Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan. 2 (ANI): At least 12 people were killed in a road accident after a passenger jeep collided head-on with a tourist bus near Padri village in Balrampur district on Saturday morning, killing 10 jeep-laden passengers on the spot, while seriously injuring three others.

The injured were shifted to the district hospital, where two of them succumbed to their injuries.

Balrampur Superintendent of police (SP) said that the accident occurred due to overtaking by Jeep’s driver. “All the victims are stated to be natives of nearby Shrawasti district, who on their way back after having ‘darshan’ in Nepal,” he added. (ANI)

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