Ten of a family killed in jeep-bus collision in MP

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Dindori (MP), Aug 18: Ten members of a family, including three women, were killed and two others injured today when the jeep in which they were travelling collided head-on with a bus here.

The victims were travelling to Piparia in the district from Byohara to celebrate 'Raksha Bandhan'.

10 of a family killed in MP road mishap

The deceased included a recently married couple. Impact of the collision was such that ten persons died on the spot, Shahpura police station in-charge Anil Patle said.

The deceased were identified as the driver Santosh (28), Nanhe Singh (50), Balchand (40), Rituraj (19), Bharat (19), Milochna (19), Semli, Pavan (21), Babita (18).

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Another deceased is yet to be identified. The injured were shifted to a hospital where condition of one is stated to be critical, he said.

The district Collector has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 20,000 each to the kin of those killed. Investigation into the accident is underway.


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