Five pilgrims from Mandoli village who were on their way to Pandurpur were killed on the spot and seven others were injured when the car in which they were traveling rammed into a tractor-trolley near Sangola town in Solapur district in Maharashtra early Friday morning.
They were en-route to Pandharpur to take part in the Kartik Ekadashi’ rituals. The accident occurred at 4 am in the morning.
The deceased were identified as Aadha Devappa Patil (40), Krishna Vaman Goankar (50), Mahadev Kanbarkar (48), Balu Ambewadikar (50), Arun Datta Mutkekar (38)
The seven persons injured have been admitted to the hospital.