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The five were visiting Puducherry and were on their way back on Wednesday night at around 12.30 am, according to the police.
All the deceased were aged 25-30 years and residents of villages located under Sangrampur police station area.
Traffic accidents are common in Zimbabwe, where roads are riddled with potholes due to years of underfunding and neglect, but the highway where the accident occurred had been recently resurfaced.
He directed the district administration to extend all assistance to the bereaved family and to provide treatment to the injured.
The driver of the van who surrendered before the police confessed the accident took place while he was speeding to overtake a vehicle.
Two people were killed in road accidents in the district on Sunday.
Last year on an average of 12 people lost their lives daily in road accidents in Punjab.
As per the official data, around 132 accidents were caused by private buses between January and September.
A senior police officer from Hebbal Traffic police station said the incident occurred around 1.45pm when Sachin returning home from college.
The accident occurred Sunday night when the vegetable traders were returning home from a local market at Bahraich.
The deceased have been identified as Sriramachandra (43), a manager at the department, from Karatagi in Belagavi and Dhananjaya (45), a technician, from Hebri in Udupi district.
The locals allege the delay in undertaking resurfacing activities on the stretch is because of the proposed Metro project along the route.
On Tuesday, while he was on his way, an unidentified truck hit his scooter from behind and Bharat Reddy was flung on to the road.
While he was on the way to a hospital after the bike on which he was riding pillion with his father was hit by a speeding car.
The minister said he was extremely unsatisfied with the performance of the PWD officials.