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7 die as jeep rams into truck on Maharashtra highway

The group was heading to a pilgrimage site in Buldhana, said police

mumbai Updated: May 24, 2017 10:22 IST
Yogesh Joshi
Yogesh Joshi
Hindustan Times
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The driver of the jeep lost control over the vehicle, said police.(HT)

Seven people were killed and two injured as the jeep they were travelling in collided with a truck on the Ahmednagar-Aurangabad road in Maharashtra on Wednesday morning.

According to the local police, the group was on a pilgrimage to a shrine in Buldhana.

The driver of the jeep, according to police, lost control, hitting the truck head-on .

The victims are Manohar Gaikwad, Ankush Nemane, Mubarak Tamboli, Balu Chavan, Swapnil Chavan, Arun Shinde and Gokul Gaikwad.

First Published: May 24, 2017 10:22 IST