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11 killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident

Dhar, Madhya Pradesh:  Eleven people, including five children, were on Wednesday killed and 10 others injured, two of them seriously, when a private bus hit a stationary truck at Panchakwasa village near Badnawar, about 60 kilometres from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh.

The mishap occurred when the bus was going to Indore from Ahmedabad, Superintendent of Police, Sushant Saxena said.

The deceased, who have not been identified, include three women and five children. Those injured were rushed to a hospital at Badnawar and two have been referred to Indore in a critical condition, Saxena said.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed financial assistance of Rs one lakh to family members of the dead, besides free treatment to the injured, District in-charge Minister Mahendra Hardia said.

Story First Published: January 16, 2013 11:47 IST

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