by IANS |
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), June 21 (IANS) Five persons were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck near Ahladpur chowki here on Tuesday morning.
All the deceased youth were in their thirties and were coming to Bareilly from Uttarakhand to offer prayers at a dargah.
They have been identified as Mohd Sagir, Muzammil, Mohd Tahir, Imran Khan and Mohd Farid. They are residents of Ramnagar in Uttarakhand.
According to eyewitnesses, a tyre of the car burst after which the driver lost control and rammed into a truck.
The police said that the bodies have been sent for post-mortem and the family members of the deceased have been informed.
Traffic on the highway was blocked for a few hours before the mangled vehicle was removed.