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10 of family hacked to death in Uttar Pradesh

Amethi: A man allegedly hacked to death 10 of his family members and then committed suicide in Mahnoa locality in Amethi, police said on Wednesday.

45-year-old Jamalu first fed pesticide to 12 family members and later hacked to death 10 of them. He then hanged himself, Superintendent of Police, Santosh Kumar Singh said.

All the 11, including Jamalu, died on the spot, while two others were admitted to a hospital where their condition was stated to be critical. Police is probing the matter.

PTI