Uttarakhand minister’s son killed in UP road mishap

Bareilly/Dehradun, June 26

Uttarakhand Education Minister Arvind Pandey’s son Ankur was killed after his car hit a truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district, the police said Wednesday.

Ankur (24) along with two of his friends was on his way to Gorakhpur on Tuesday evening to attend a wedding when the incident took place near Future College on Lucknow Road in the Faridpur area. His friend Munni Giri (26) was also killed in the accident, the police said. The other person has been injured and is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand’s Trivendra Singh Rawat have expressed grief over the deaths and extended condolences to the family.

Rawat attended Ankur’s cremation at Goolarbhoj in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. PTI

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