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.
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.
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