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Chhattisgarh: Two Killed, 36 Injured as Pick-up Van Overturns in Kanker

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Last Updated: December 04, 2022, 23:52 IST

Kanker, India

he pick up vehicle, with some 40 occupants, was on its way to Bardebhata. (Shutterstock/Rep image)

he pick up vehicle, with some 40 occupants, was on its way to Bardebhata. (Shutterstock/Rep image)

The accident took place in the evening between Podegaon and Lamkanhar villages under Antagarh police post limits

Two persons were killed and 36 injured after their pick up van overturned in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Sunday, a police official said.

The accident took place in the evening between Podegaon and Lamkanhar villages under Antagarh police post limits when the pick up vehicle, with some 40 occupants, was on its way to Bardebhata, Antagarh Additional Superintendent of Police Khoman Sinha said.

“The vehicle, which was returning to Bardebhata after a function, overturned near a temple. It left two occupants dead on the spot. Of the 36 who are injured, the condition of 10 is critical and have been shifted to Kanker district hospital," he said.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel expressed grief and asked local authorities to provide all necessary help and support.

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first published:December 04, 2022, 23:52 IST
last updated:December 04, 2022, 23:52 IST
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