NEPALGUNJ: Six members of two families of Nepalgunj were killed in a road accident that occurred in Shravasti district, Uttar Pradesh (UP) of India last night.

The deceased have been identified as Baibhav Gupta, 35, of Nepalgunj Sadarline, his wife Dipika Gupta, 32 and their three-year-old son Dallu Gupta and six-month-old daughter Shreya Gupta as well as Nilans Gupta, 22, of Tribhuvan Chowk of Nepalgunj and his sister Sunita Gupta, 20.

The accident took place when an Indian number plated car (UP 47 W 1217) en route to Nepalgunj from Balrampur of India collided with a cow at Shravasti district, said Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Banke, Santosh Singh Rathore.

Critically injured car driver Ajay Mishra is receiving treatment. SP Rathore shared that preparation was underway to complete the necessary process to bring the bodies to Nepal after the postmortem in Bahraich of India.

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