12 dead after two cars collide at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh; Kamal Nath announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for families

  • The deceased have been identified as the residents of Tilakeshwar Colony and its surrounding regions

  • They were returning home after attending a wedding in Nagda

  • MP CM Kamal Nath also announced free treatment for the injured

Ujjain: Twelve people, including three children, died after two cars had a head-on collision at Ujjain's Ramgarh village late on Monday night.

 12 dead after two cars collide at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh; Kamal Nath announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for families

The accident spot in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. ANI

While speaking to ANI, Ujjain Chief Superintendent of Police Rawat said, "Twelve people died after two cars collided in Ujjain. One person has sustained injuries. The investigation into the matter is underway."

The deceased have been identified as the residents of Tilakeshwar Colony and its surrounding regions. They were returning home after attending a wedding in Nagda.

While expressing grief over the incident, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath announced compensation of Rs two lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased killed in the accident.

In addition, he also announced free treatment for the injured.

Updated Date: Jan 29, 2019 11:32:41 IST