Ten of family among 12 killed in Madhya Pradesh mishap

February 9th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhopal, Feb 9 (IANS) At least 12 people, including 10 of a family, were killed and two others injured when a car collided with a truck in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district, police said Monday.

“The accident occurred in the cantonment area of Guna when the Soni family from Gwalior was returning home after attending a marriage ceremony in Guna,” Additional Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar told IANS.

“The dead include 10 members of the Soni family, besides the car driver and the priest accompanying them. The two injured have been admitted to Guna district hospital.”

The truck driver is absconding.

Those killed in the accident include Ashok Soni, 47, Raju Soni, 35, Pradeep Soni, 45, Naval Soni, 40, Jay Soni, 8, Narayani Devi, 70, Rekha, 40, Kishori Devi, 35, Ekta, 13 and Neena, 40.

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