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Mother, minor daughter killed by speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh

A 35-year-old woman and her minor daughter were today killed after being hit by a speeding truck here, police said.

Published: 21st December 2017 07:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st December 2017 09:54 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

LAKHIMPUR: A 35-year-old woman and her minor daughter were today killed after being hit by a speeding truck here, police said.

The incident took place when the woman, identified as Guddi Devi (35), along with her four-year-old daughter, residents of Ratahri village, were returning home from their field, they said.

Following the incident, the truck overturned and fell into a roadside ditch, the police said.

They said that the truck driver has been taken into custody.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the police said, adding that an FIR has been registered in this connection.



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