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Five wrestlers among six killed in Maharashtra road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Five wrestlers, who were returning from a local competition, were among six persons killed when a tractor rammed into their SUV at district in western early today, police said.

Seven persons were injured in the accident, they said.

The mishap occurred on the Kadegaon- road, when the wrestlers were returning from Aundh village after participating in the wrestling competition there. They were heading to Kundal in Sangli, a said.

A speeding tractor, which was coming from the opposite direction, rammed into their SUV, killing six persons including five wrestlers, he said.

The injured are being treated at a state-run hospital in Sangli, the said.

A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the was registered at the station, he said, adding efforts were on to nab the who fled from the accident spot.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 11:00 IST