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Maharashtra: 8 dead, 3 injured in road accident

Eight people were killed and three were injured when a Trax Cruiser jeep collided with a container-lorry on Pune-Bangalore highway near Satara in western Maharashtra on Monday night.

india Updated: Jan 14, 2014 08:11 IST

Eight people were killed and three were injured when a Trax Cruiser jeep collided with a container-lorry on Pune-Bangalore highway near Satara in western Maharashtra on Monday night.

The accident took place near Khambatki tunnel, 45 km from Satara, at about 9.30pm.

The jeep was heading towards Pune, police said.

The injured persons were admitted to a hospital at Shirwal, police said, adding the victims were yet to be identified.