Eight die in road accident in Uttar Pradesh

Eight people, including six students of a primary school, were killed in a road accident near Uttar Pradesh's Sikandra town, police said on Wednesday.

Agra: Eight people, including six students of a primary school, were killed in a road accident near Uttar Pradesh's Sikandra town, police said on Wednesday.

The accident took place on the national highway late Tuesday when a tractor and another vehicle carrying the children collided head on.

The students of the Saraswati Shiksha Niketan were returning from a trip to Mathura and Vrindavan. The drivers of both the vehicles died on the spot.

Police said the accident may have been caused due to fog.

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