3 including minor killed as truck runs into procession in Madhya Pradesh

BARWANI: Three persons, including a girl, were killed and four others were injured when a truck ran into a religious procession on Khetia-Sendhwa state highway in Barwani district this morning, police

Published: 02nd August 2017 07:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2017 08:15 PM   |  A+A-

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BARWANI: Three persons, including a girl, were killed and four others were injured when a truck ran into a religious procession on Khetia-Sendhwa state highway in Barwani district this morning, police said.

0The incident occurred around 5 am near Moyda village when the villagers took out a religious procession, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) T S Baghel said.

"The truck ran over the procession, which left a woman, a man and an eight-year-old girl dead on the spot, and four others critically injured," he said.

The deceased were identified as Letavi Bai (55), Tukaram (38) and Jhumki, he said adding that the people injured in the accident were admitted to a local hospital.

"A case has been registered against the driver and he has been arrested. The vehicle has also been seized," he added.
 

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