Five killed, 40 injured in road mishap
Mandla: Five persons of a marriage party were killed and 40 others injured on Tuesday when their vehicle overturned near Samnapur in neighbouring Dindori district, police said.
The marriage party was on its way in a truck to Jhansi village from Khargena in Dindori district when the mishap occurred.
Following the mishap, five persons were killed on the spot, while 17 seriously injured were referred to Jabalpur Medical College hospital. The other 23 injured were admitted to a hospital in Dindori, police said.
The district administration has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10,000 each to the kin of those killed in the accident and Rs 5,000 each to the injured persons.
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