Eight people, including four farmers, have been killed in the violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur after a convoy of cars of minister’s son ran over a group of farmers protesting against farm laws.

The farmers, who had assembled to stop the visit of the Union Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Maurya, said the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri district started after their car mowed down the protesters. Visuals from the area showed arson and vehicles set on fire.

NDTV reports: Farmers said that son of deputy Home Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra was in one of the cars involved in the accident in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. Mishra however rejected the claim.


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