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Ten killed and 25 injured when truck overturned in Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh

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Ten people, including four women and a child, died and another 25 were injured on Friday night when a van they were traveling in overturned in Shivpuri district, 312 kilometers north of Bhopal, police said.

The injured were rushed to Shivpuri District Hospital, where the condition of some of the injured was said to be serious. The victims were related to each other.

The deceased were identified as Bharat Singh Gurjar, 40, and Narottam Gurjar, 45, residents of Dondari Khurd village in Sheopur district, Jagmohan Gurjar, 50, s / o Kunwarpal Gurjar, Jagmohan Gurjar, 60, son of Maharaj Singh Gurjar, Gasbar Singh, 45, Durgabai, 28, their daughter Pratigya, 4, Kamala Bai, 50, Munni Gurjar, 50, and Harvilas Gurjar, 50, all residents of Dondari Kalan village in Sheopur district, according to police. .

Shivpuri Additional Police Superintendent Praveen Kumar Bhuria said: “The dead and wounded were returning to their villages near Vijaypur city in Sheopur district from Morawan village in the same district they had gone to after the death. of a relative. They were traveling in a van through Shivpuri district when the vehicle overturned near Pohari at around 7.15pm. ”

“Six of the victims died on the spot. Two succumbed to their injuries on the way to hospital, while two others died during treatment at the district hospital. Among the 25 injured, the condition of three is serious and they have been referred to a hospital in Gwalior, ”said the officer.

Bhuria said police are trying to find out how the accident happened.

(With input from Ranjeet Gupta in Shivpuri)

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