UP: 14 die as van catches fire

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 12:14

Lucknow: At least fourteen people died in Uttar Pradesh`s Prabudhnagar district when the van they were travelling in caught fire after a gas leak in the vehicle, police said.
The incident took place at Kandhla on the Delhi-Saharanpur highway late Tuesday. The victims were returning from a marriage.

According to eyewitnesses, the driver jumped off the vehicle when the fire broke out.
Six people, who received serious burn injuries, have been admitted to a medical facility, police said.


First Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 12:14
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