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Five from Belagavi killed in accident near Satara as bus hits truck

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As per preliminary reports as many as 5 persons from Belagavi have died in an accident involving an SRS bus and a truck near Satara.

In all Six people died and twenty were injured when an SRS bus heading to Belagavi from Mumbai hit a stationary truck from behind early Thursday morning near Satara on Pune-Bengaluru national highway. Satara police control room said 20 people have been admitted to the civil hospital.

Preliminary police inquiry indicates that the truck was parked near a petrol pump as its tyre had burst. The bus driver could not notice the truck and hit the vehicle. Many of passengers were fast asleep at the time of the accident.

satara-accidentNames of the deceased:

Vishwanath Virupakshi of Hukkeri, Abbas Katgi of Angol, Ravindra Karegar of Vadgaon, Ashok Junaghare, Dr Sachin Gowda Patil, Gundu Tukaram Gawde

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