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3 children among 8 killed in car-truck collision in Udaipur

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Eight persons, including three children, were killed and three others injured Saturday when a car they were travelling in collided with a truck in Rajasthan's district, police said.

The passengers travelling in the car were going for a picnic from Salumbar town to city, when the accident happened near Khairad area, they said.

Three students Lakshya Yadav (4), Gauri Chaudhary (7), Upendra Singh (5) and their teachers Manisha Goswami (28), Saroj Yadav (30), (22), Geeta Ladauti and the owner of the school they taught, Santosh Rajput, died in the accident.

Two more children and a were injured in the accident, SHO of station Shailendra Singh said.

The injured have been admitted to a hospital in and post-mortem of the bodies was underway, police said.

Udaipur is set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its royal residences.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 15:10 IST