5 killed in road mishap near Wardha

  • HT Correspondent, PTI, Nagpur
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  • Updated: Feb 07, 2013 20:07 IST

Five persons were killed when a car dashed against a truck coming from opposite direction at Shirpur near Wardha, some 125 kms from here on early Thursday.

According to reports reaching here, the tragedy occurred when a group of youngsters were heading to Ghantanji in Yavatmal district from Nagpur after purchasing a new brand car. The car was hit by a truck coming from opposite direction in the wee hours on Thursday.

All the five persons died on the spot, reports said. They have been identified as: Amol Gode, Akash Giri, Sumit Kamble, Ajay Kumre and Rahul Fuse. All the victims were at the age group between 20 and 25.

The truck driver has been arrested.

 

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