In a tragic incident, 10 people were killed and other four injured including women and children when a tractor was hit by a truck near Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Marihan area of Mirzapur.
According to police, five people died on the spot, the rest succumbed to injuries in the district hospital. The deceased were identified as Akhilesh (16), Garia(12), Neha (13), Reena (15), Shushama (18), Hema (17), Anita(29), Manju Devi (30), Shyam Murari (10) and Nure (25).
Nure was travelling the truck while the others in the tractor.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the incident and announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of deceased and Rs 25,000 to the injured, an official release said in Lucknow.
He also directed the local administration to provide the best treatment to the injured.