Five wrestlers among six killed in San­gli ac­ci­dent

The Hitavada - - NATION -

FIVE wrestlers, who were re­turn­ing from a lo­cal com­pe­ti­tion, were among six per­sons killed when a trac­tor rammed into their SUV at San­gli district in western Ma­ha­rash­tra early on Satur­day, po­lice said.

Seven per­sons were in­jured in the ac­ci­dent, they said.

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


Peo­ple look­ing at the wreck­age of a Trax Cruiser in which five wrestlers and a driver were killed in a road ac­ci­dent on Kadepur-San­gli road at Wangi vil­lage in San­gli on Satur­day.

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