UP: Seven killed as car rams into crowd in Deoria

UP: Seven killed as car rams into crowd in Deoria

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-04-19 10:20 Deoria (Uttar Pradesh): A festive occasion took a tragic turn when a car rammed into a crowd that had gathered to watch a dance programme in Pananha Village in Deoria district in Uttar Pradesh last night, killing seven people and injuring 18. The Ertiga was at breakneck speed when it rammed into the revellers killing people on the spot. The passengers of the car escaped without a scratch due to the air bags deployed in the vehicle. Later, several labels of alcohol bottles were recovered from the car and the livid villagers dragged the passengers in the car to the police station. The critically injured were rushed to the Gorakhpur hospital while the rest were provided immediate treatment at the nearest medical centre. (ANI)