UP: 12 killed as tanker collides with auto in Shahjahanpur

Shahjahanpur (UP), Jan 25 (UNI) Twelve persons were killed when a tanker collided with an auto rickshaw due to dense fog in Allahganj area of Shahjahanpur district here in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, a police officer said.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Ashok Kumar Meena said that the incident took place on Bareilly-Farrukhabad road when the tanker hit the auto coming from the opposite direction.

“12 passengers, including 8 male, 3 female and a child were killed in the accident,” he said.

He said that the police reached the spot after getting the information and the bodies have been sent for postmortem examination.

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