Four, including minor, charred to death as bikes collide in UP

Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), July 10 (IANS) Four persons, including an eight-year-old boy, were charred to death and two others injured in a collision between two bikes in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahoba district on Tuesday night, police officials said.

The accident occurred on the Belatal Link Road in the Srinagar area of the district.

Mahoba Superintendent of Police (SP), Aparna Gupta, said both bikes were speeding and caught fire after the collision, killing four people on the spot and leaving two injured.

Two of the family members among four travelling on one of the bikes—Raj, 8, and Lalitesh, 22,—were burned to death, while Devendra, 8, and Neha, 25, suffered severe burns, the SP added.

Chandrabhan, 40, and Sunil Rahi, 22, who were travelling on the other bike, were also charred to death.

The injured were rushed to a hospital and are under treatment, Gupta said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem. Further investigation is underway, she added.



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