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Maha: Five women and one boy killed, 11 injured in Solapur road accident

Updated on: 30 June,2023 08:19 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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Six pilgrims returning to Karnataka after visiting temple towns of Pandharpur and Akkalkot were killed, and 11 injured when their passenger vehicle collided with a cement mixer truck in southern Maharashtra's Solapur district on Friday evening, police said.

Maha: Five women and one boy killed, 11 injured in Solapur road accident

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Six pilgrims returning to Karnataka after visiting temple towns of Pandharpur and Akkalkot were killed, and 11 injured when their passenger vehicle collided with a cement mixer truck in southern Maharashtra's Solapur district on Friday evening, police said.


The deceased included five women and a boy, PTI reported.


The incident took place around 5.30 pm near Shirwalwadi village in Akkalkot tehsil when the private SUV carrying the group of pilgrims was returning to Aland village in Kalburgi, Karnataka, he said.


They had visited the temple towns of Pandharpur and Akkalkot in Solapur district and were on their way back.

A speeding cement mixer truck, heading towards Solapur, collided with the passenger vehicle, the official said, adding that police rushed to the spot and all the passengers were taken to a nearby government hospital.

Five women and one boy were declared dead on arrival while 11 others -- three women and eight men -- were undergoing treatment, the police official said. (PTI)

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