8 dead in tempo-truck collision in India

Baku, July 6, AZERTAC

A major accident has taken place in Auraiya district, Uttar Pradesh, India, resulting in death of eight passengers. A speeding DCM truck collided with the tempo on the highway. Most of the deceased were teachers who were going to attend a school function, according to India Today.

The police after reaching the spot sent those injured to the district hospital. They had to take the centre's help in order to pull out the auto stuck under the truck.

Locals too gathered at the incident spot on hearing about the mishap. Bodies of those dead have been sent for postmortem. Further investigation is being carried out and rescue operation is on.

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