A pilgrim was killed and three others were injured when a car in which they were travelling collided with an animal on Delhi -Haridwar national highway near Rohana here, police said.
Uttar Pradesh authorities would allow the Kawad Yatra pilgrims to pass through the Ganga canal road to keep the Delhi-Haridwar national highway unaffected.
The Delhi-Haridwar National Highway will be closed for traffic for 10 days
beginning Tuesday to facilitate smooth movement of `kanwarias`.
The week-long annual kanwaria yatra concluded here on Sunday with the offerings of holy water of river Ganges at various Shiva temples.
Two elderly pilgrims from Rajasthan were crushed to death by a speeding vehicle on Delhi-Haridwar national highway, police said.
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