7 killed, 15 injured in jeep-tempo collision

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Surat, May 7 (UNI) Seven people were killed and 15 others injured in a jeep-tempo collision near Valsad today.

The jeep was carrying a family from Dharampur, near here, when it hit the tempo at Kaparada village in Valsad district.

The mishap occurred at around 0730 hours when a jeep trying to overtake a tempo, collided with the vehicle, police said, adding that among the dead included two brothers, who died on the spot.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital, sources said.

The victims were identified as Navanit Patel, Nitesh Bhangi, Ganesh Bhangi, Shailesh Bhangi, Nikul Wadum and Ketan Khagal, among others, sources added.


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