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Updated on: Wednesday, December 09, 2020, 07:22 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Marriage celebration turns into mourning as six people die after SUV falls into well in Chhatarpur district

Deceased identified.The victims, belonging to Swasa village in Mahoba district of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, had come to the village in Madhya Pradesh for a marriage function.
Representative Pic | ANI Photo

Representative Pic | ANI Photo

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BHOPAL: As many as six people died when a vehicle fell into an open well constructed on road side in Chattarpur district on late Tuesday night. The accident took place when the sports utility vehicle's (SUV) driver failed to spot the unguarded well in Deewanji ke Purva village, following which the vehicle fell into it, Maharajpur police station in-charge IZY Khan said.

Six occupants of the four-wheeler died on the spot, while three others were rescued after police pulled out the vehicle from the well, he said. The victims, belonging to Swasa village in Mahoba district of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, had come to the village in Madhya Pradesh for a marriage function, he said.

The deceased have been identified as Chatrapal Singh (40), Raju Kushwaha (37), Ramratan Ahirwar (37), Ghanshyam Ahirwar (55), Kuldeep Ahirwar (22) and Ramdheen Ahirwar (50), the police said.

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Published on: Wednesday, December 09, 2020, 07:23 PM IST
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