Seven killed in tanker-car crash in UP

Seven persons, including a woman and two children believed to be from Nepal, were killed in a head-on collision between a tanker and a car in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, police said.

The crash occurred on the Gorakhpur-Sunauli road near Devpur village in Maharajganj district, near the Nepal border, around 2 p.m.

One seriously injured man has been sent to the Community Health Centre in Bankati, a police official told IANS. His condition remains critical.

The tanker was coming from Nepal to Gorakhpur when it rammed head-on into the car.

All the passengers in the car were reportedly from Nepal. Their identities are yet to be ascertained.

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