Five pilgrims killed in Etah

Five pilgrims were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck near Rajpur village under Rijore police station area.

Updated: Aug 31, 2012, 13:04 PM IST

Etah: Five pilgrims were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck near Rajpur village under Rijore police station area here on Friday morning.

Police said the victims hailing from Tapakalan area of Firozabad district were on their way for a holy dip in the ganga when they met with the accident.
While four people died on the spot, the fifth one succumbed to injuries in hospital, police said.
The deceased have been identified as Bhure Singh (52), his son Prashant (30), Prashant`s wife (27), their religious guru (40) and the driver Rizwan (40), police added.

PTI