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10 killed in Maharashtra road accident

IANS  |  Mumbai 

At least 10 pilgrims returning from a pilgrimage in were killed in a road accident on the Mumbai-national highway in Maharashtra's on Thursday, police said.

The pilgrims were travelling from Ujjain to Ulhasnagar in Thane when the accident occurred near Chandwad around 7.15 a.m., said.

"The front tyre of the minibus carrying the pilgrims party suddenly burst leading the to lose control. The vehicle then rammed from behind into a stationery sand-truck by the road," Mohite told IANS.

While 10 pilgrims succumbed on the spot, another 12 were injured, including five whose condition is critical, he added.

The injured have been rushed to the and their relatives who are mostly in Kalyan and Ulhasnagar in Thane have been informed.

The identity of the deceased and other details were being verified, Mohite added.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, June 07 2018. 10:12 IST
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