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Five killed in bike collision and dumper running over them in Pilibhit, UP

In a tragic incident in Pilibhit district, five people lost their lives after being trampled by a dumper on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred when two bikes collided on the Bareilly-Haridwar Highway, resulting in the dumper running over the victims, killing them on the spot.

The deceased individuals include Aaqib (21), Saheb (25), Arbaaz (26), Owais (33), and his wife Sakra Begum (30). Aaqib, Saheb, and Arbaaz were on their way to offer prayers on Eid, while Owais and Sakra Begum were heading to celebrate Eid with their relatives when the tragic accident happened.

After the incident, villagers gathered at the site and police launched an investigation. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, and additional forces have been deployed to maintain law and order at the scene. The driver of the dumper fled the scene after the accident, as per the police spokesperson.

The police have assured that they are working on solving the case and ensuring justice for the victims and their families. The community is mourning the loss of these individuals and hoping for a thorough investigation to prevent such tragedies in the future.

IANS

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