Maharashtra: 2 pilgrims run over by truck in Akola

DN Bureau

Two people were run over by a truck late Friday night while on a pilgrimage near Loharaa village in Maharashtra's Akola district.

2 pilgrims run over by truck in Akola (Representational Image)
2 pilgrims run over by truck in Akola (Representational Image)

Akola: Two people were run over by a truck late Friday night while on a pilgrimage near Loharaa village in Maharashtra's Akola district, police said.

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An official identified the deceased as Vishal Patekar and Shyam Nivane, both of whom were walking as part of the celebration of Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din in Shegaon, an official said.

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"A truck ran them over. They are from Palsod village here. A case has been registered at Ural police station," he said. (PTI) 

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