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Karnataka: 7 Women labourers killed, 11 injured in auto rickshaw-truck collision in Bidar

Karnataka News: Police said that the drivers of both the vehicles are among the 11 injured in the accident. Two of the injured are in critical condition. Case has been registered.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Bidar (Karnataka): In a tragic incident, Seven women were killed and 11 others injured in a head-on collision between an auto rickshaw and a truck in a village in Chittaguppa taluk in Bidar late Friday night. These women were laborers and were returning home by auto rickshaw after work. Auto rickshaw collided with truck near Barmalkheda Government School.

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The women were all labourers and were returning home after work in the auto-rickshaw when a truck crashed into it near Bemalakheda government school in Bidar.

The deceased have been identified as Parvati (40), Prabhavati (36), Gundamma (60), Yadamma (40), Jagamma (34), Iswaramma (55) and Rukmani Bai (60), police said. Police said that the drivers of both the vehicles were also among the 11 injured in the accident. Two of the injured are in critical condition. Case has been registered.

The drivers of the two vehicles were among the 11 injured, the police said, adding that two of them are in a critical condition. A case has been registered and an investigation is being carried out.

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