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Seven killed in road accident

Seven persons were killed and five others injured in a road accident on Nagar-Solapur road near Ahmednagar, police said today.

india Updated: Jul 23, 2010 14:14 IST
PTI

Seven persons were killed and five others injured in a road accident on Nagar-Solapur road near Ahmednagar, police said on Friday

The mishap took place on Thursday when the jeep in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck near Banpimpri, 38 kms from Ahmednagar, they said.

The victims, hailing from Karnataka, were on their way to Shirdi when the collision occured, police said.

The deceased have been identified as Prahlad Koli (45) Prabhakar Hoshetti (22), Rajiv Kadri (35), Rajkumar Biradar (25), Bhima Kagar (50), Govinda Shind (35) and Namdev Kagar (60), police said.

The injured including the truck driver have been admitted to a civil hospital, they said.

Guardian minister Babanrao Pachpute visited the injured in the hospital.

First Published: Jul 23, 2010 14:11 IST