3 school girls killed in Ayodhya accident

Accident. (IANS Infographics)

Accident. (IANS Infographics)

Ayodhya, Dec 24 (IANS) Three school girls were killed and one was seriously injured in an accident on Friday when a speeding truck hit a divider on the Ayodhya-lucknow highway and overturned.

The four girls, who were on their way to school, came under the truck and three of them died on the spot. One girl has been admitted to the hospital with serious injuries.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakhs each for the families of the deceased girls and Rs 50,000 for the injured.

The Chief Minister has directed officials to provide all help to the victims and their families.

The victims' bodies have been sent for post-mortem.