SUV runs over three women, four hurt

VARANASI: As many as three women were killed while four others suffered injuries when an uncontrolled ran over them near Surahurpur village under Mohammadabad Gohna police station in on Tuesday.

To visit a temple to offering prayers, a group of nearly 12 women from Surahurpur village were waiting for conveyance on Mohammadabad road. A speeding SUV came from a side, run over the women, turned turtle and fell into a roadside ditch.

One Shyama (55) died on the spot while two other succumbed to injuries at community health center of Mohammadabad. In view of critical condition of four other injured women doctors referred them to of .

After hearing cries, nearby locals rushed for help and some angry villagers attacked the SUV. After beating its driver Awadhesh Yadav brutally the angry mob set the SUV ablaze.

Angered over the incident villagers attacked the SUV. Inspector Mohammadabad Gohna MP Singh said that the SUV driver had been arrested while bodies of the deceased were sent for postmortem.

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