In a tragedy on the New Year, at least eight persons were killed and several others injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district today, the police said.
Senior police official Devendra Nath told IANS that a truck driver lost control and rammed into a roadside Dalit colony in Ilia village, bordering neighbouring Bihar.
Senior police officials have rushed to the site and are overseeing rescue and relief operations.
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