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Seven killed in road accident in Gwalior

india Updated: Sep 27, 2009 20:57 IST

Seven persons including, four women were killed, and 25 others injured when a tractor-trolley in which they were travelling fell into a valley on Behat-Ratanpur road, about 70 km away from Gwalior, on Sunday morning, police said.

The mishap occurred when the tractor driver lost balance over the wheel and the vehicle fell into a valley, killing four persons on the spot, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Rural, Anil Singh Kushwaha told reporters.

The other three succumbed to injuries at a government hospital in Gwalior, he said.

The victims, all residents of Khedia village in Bhind district, were on their way to Ratanpur Devi Temple on the occasion of Navaratri, Kushwaha said.

The deceased have been identified as Sheela (38), Maya (58), Lado (50), Chotibai (25), Chatur Singh (60), Uday Singh (35) and Mansingh (15), police said adding that further investigation is on.