10 pilgrims killed as vehicle falls into ditch in Pilibhit


Pilibhit (UP), 23 June

Ten pilgrims, including two children, were killed when a vehicle fell into a roadside ditch in Gajraula area on Thursday, police said. Seven people were injured in the incident.

The vehicle was going towards Lakhimpur Kheri carrying 17 pilgrims from Haridwar. Meanwhile, PM Modi approved an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the accident.