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Two cars catch fire after collision in Madhya Pradesh; four killed


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Bhopal: Four people were charred to death after two cars went up in flames following a collision near here in Madhya Pradesh, police said today. The mishap, in which four others were injured, took part last night near Bagrod on Vidisha-Sagar road, about 95 km from state capital Bhopal, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Vinod Kumar Singh Chouhan said.

Both the cars collided and caught fire, leaving four people dead, he said. The four were travelling in one of the cars and could not unlock the doors and come out of the vehicle, Chouhan said.

The deceased were identified as Praveen Prajapati (30), Maya Bai (60), Munni Bhai (60), all residents of Bhopal, and Laxmi Chakravarty (50), a native of Vidisha, he said. Four people travelling in the other car suffered injuries, but they managed to come out of the vehicle, Chouhan said, adding they went home after initial treatment.