In Uttar Pradesh, eight pilgrims killed in a road accident this early morning in Kannauj district. The accident occurred on the Agra-Lucknow expressway when a vehicle carrying the victims dashed a stationary container under Talgram police station.
Seven persons including three each children and women died on the spot while one succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. Three injured have been admitted at Kannauj Medical college in serious condition. The victims, hailing from Rajasthan, were on the way to Namisharanya in Sitapur district for pilgrimage.