Four including father and son killed in van-bus collision in Madhya Pradesh
Four persons, including a 12-year-old boy and his father, were killed in a road accident near here today
Shahdol: Four persons, including a 12-year-old boy and his father, were killed in a road accident near here today, police said.
The mishap took place when a Maruti van collided head- on with a speeding bus near Beohari Railway Station here, an officer said.
All the victims were travelling in the van and were on their way to attend an engagement function at village Malpur, Beohari Police Station in-charge Rajendra Mishra said.
Police said three of them died on the spot, while the fourth one succumbed to injuries during treatment at a hospital.
The deceased were identified as Rama Pal (30), his son Ansul (12), Kashi Prasad Pal (35) and Bhole Pal (60), Mishra said.
Of these, Bhole Pal died during treatment, he said.
Those deaths account for nearly half the total number of casualties for all of 2021 — 735 adults and 50 children — according to the United Nations agency’s Missing Migrants Project.
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