Bijnore: Two persons were killed and about 12 others injured when a mini-truck carrying about 15 cloth merchants overturned on the Nehtaur-Kotwali Road, police said on Friday.
The cloth merchants from Nehtaur were going to the nearby town of Kotkadar, where a weekly market is held, when the mishap took place yesterday.
While two passengers were killed, about a dozen were injured, most of them seriously, and have been admitted to the district hospital, police said.
The driver fled from the scene of the mishap.
The deceased have been identified as Iliyas (30) and Ansar Ahmad (30).