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Six ran over by truck in Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  Palanpur 

Six persons of a group standing along a road were killed today and two others were seriously injured when a speeding truck ploughed into them in in district, police said.

"Around 10 persons were standing near RTO Circle on a national highway when a truck coming from Abu Road in ran over them, killing six persons on the spot and injuring two others," a West police said.

The fled after the incident leaving the truck behind, he said.

The deceased are identified as (22), (42), Prakash Vakil (32), Vitthal Patel (42) Dilip Patel (42), and Bharat Patel (40).

Theinjured persons were taken to civil hospital, he added.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 23:15 IST