8 Killed After Speeding Truck Hits Two Auto Rickshaws In Madhya Pradesh

The auto-rickshaws were heading to Katni from Majhgavan when they were hit by the truck coming from the opposite direction, police said.

8 Killed After Speeding Truck Hits Two Auto Rickshaws In Madhya Pradesh

Five passengers were injured in the accident at Katni, Madhya Pradesh, police said. (Representational)

Katni, Madhya Pradesh: Eight people were killed and five others were injured after a speeding truck hit two auto-rickshaws near Majhgavan in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh this morning, a police official said.

The incident took place around 10 AM, an official from Badwara police station told PTI.

Eight passengers in two auto-rickshaws were killed and five others were injured, he said.

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Katni District Collector KVS Choudhry and Superintendent of Police Atul Singh were present at the location of the accident, and the injured were taken to a hospital nearby, he said.

The auto-rickshaws were heading to Katni from Majhgavan when they were hit by the truck coming from the opposite direction, he said, adding that more details were awaited.