Nine of a marriage party killed in accident near Raipur
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Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 09:21
Raipur: Nine persons were killed and 23 others were injured in an accident near Rakhee village here this afternoon, police said.

Senior Superintendent of Police Deepanshu Kabra told PTI that a pick-up van carrying a marriage party collided head-on with a truck at Abhanpur, 25 km from here, leading to the death of nine persons on the spot.

The deceased were identified as Narsingh, Hariram, Pawan, Raven Sen, Dilip, Gopal, Pravin, Tularam and Bhushan

The injured have been admitted to the Ambedkar Hospital here, he said, adding that the condition of four persons is critical.

Kabra said the truck driver has been arrested. Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh condoled the death of the nine accident victims.


First Published: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 09:21

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