4 killed in car-truck collision in UP's Barabanki
Four people were killed in a collision between a car and a truck here, police said on Wednesday.
The incident took place around 8 pm on Tuesday near Palhari crossing in Safdarganj area, they said.
The deceased were identified as Shabi Haider (40), Amir Haider (42), Anish Haider (45) and one unidentified, all residents of Thakurganj district in Bihar, Station House Officer (SHO) of Safdarganj Police Station Abhishek Tiwari said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the deaths. Four sheep being transported in the car also died in the accident, police said.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the car was trying to dodge stray cattle when he lost control and collided with the truck coming from the opposite direction.
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