Mishap kills 6 in Chhattisgarh

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Kanker, Chhattisgarh, June 1 (UNI) Six people of a marriage party were killed -- four on the spot -- and 40 injured, eight of them critically, after their Matador overturned on the Kanker-Narharpur road near this district's Umroda village this afternoon, police said.

Two succumbed while being rushed to hospital. The vehicle was heading for Chanar village from Bahnapali village. The bridegroom was also slightly hurt. The deceased were identified as the groom's father Chainuram (45), Pankibai, Sundari, Bameshwari, Rakesh and Patiram.

The severely-injured were being brought here while the rest were hospitalised at Narharpur.

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