Eight killed, 22 hurt in Chhattisgarh road accidentApril 19th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 19 (IANS) At least eight devotees were killed and 22 injured Saturday when a vehicle in which they were travelling collided with a van in Chhattisgarh, the police said here. The incident took place in Surguja district in the state’s extreme northern region, some 500 km from here.
The police said the speeding matador van, coming from the opposite direction, rammed into the parked utility vehicle carrying about 30 people including several women and children who were on their way to a Hindu shrine at Ramgarh in the district.
H.K. Rathor, Surguja district superintendent of police, said the 22 injured, including about a dozen women, were rushed to the government district hospital in Ambikapur town, district headquarters of Surguja.
- Five killed in Chhattisgarh road accident - May 21, 2010
- Two held, 35 kg marijuana seized - Apr 21, 2011
- 17 Chhattisgarh judges forced to retire - Apr 04, 2011
- Eight killed in Chhattisgarh van-truck collision - May 11, 2011
- Chhattisgarh BJP legislator killed in car crash - Apr 09, 2010
- Four killed in Chhattisgarh road accident - Jan 01, 2010
- Five killed in Chhattisgarh road accident - Oct 12, 2010
- Three Congress legislators held in Chhattisgarh - Dec 12, 2010
- Three die in Orissa accident - Nov 02, 2010
- Family alleges teen killed in Chhattisgarh staged shootout - Jul 12, 2011
- Six killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident - May 16, 2010
- 17 devotees killed in Punjab accident - May 07, 2012
- Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh - Aug 06, 2012
- 25 cops, prisoners injured in Chhattisgarh blast - Jun 02, 2012
- Seven die in a road mishap near Raipur - Apr 30, 2010