Pune-Ahmednagar road accident
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Six people were killed and seven others were injured when the private mini-bus in which they were travelling collided with a water-tanker near Lonikand, 40 km from here, on Pune-Ahmednagar road on Sunday.

Police said the victims, all Pune residents, were returning after attending a friend's wedding in Ahmednagar district.

"The accident took place near Lonikand when a water- tanker collided with the bus," said an official of Lonikand police station.

The deceased were identified as Vaibhav Mane (27), Mahesh Pawar (28), Nupur Sahu (26), Nikhil Jadhav (26), Akshay Dabhade (28) and Vishal Chavan (29).

The injured were rushed to private hospitals in Wagholi near Pune.