8 members of family die in road accident in UP


VARANASI: Eight members of a family died on Wednesday in a road accident on the Varanasi-Lucknow Highway in the Karkhiyav area here, police saiD. A three-year-old child was severely injured in the accident and is undergoing treatment, they said. Police officials said the incident occurred when the car the victims were travelling in collided with a truck.They said the occupants of the car were residents of Pilibhit who were going to Jaunpur from Varanasi.The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, the officials added.