Eight killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident

March 16th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by admin  

Bhopal, March 16 (IANS) Eight people, including three women and two children, were killed and two severely injured when a jeep in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck in Bhedaghat area of Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh, the police said Sunday. The accident occurred late Saturday night when the jeep carrying 10 passengers was on its way to Chhindwara from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

Chhindwara resident Gulshan Gond was returning with his relatives after immersing ashes of his father in the Ganga at Allahabad.

Gulshan and driver Praveen Keshav survived the accident. They, however, received severe injuries in their hands and legs and have been admitted to the Jabalpur Medical College hospital.

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