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Two cars collide in India, killing five

| Updated: April 23, 2018 22:43:38


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At least five people were burnt to death after two cars collided head-on and caught fire in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police said Monday.

The accident occurred on national highway 146 near Bangrod, 300 km from state capital Bhopal.

“The impact of the collision was such that both cars went up in flames. Five occupants of the cars did not get time to get out and were charred beyond recognition,” a police official said.

Their bodies have been sent for a post-mortem, Xinhua reported quoting the official.

Eye-witnesses told cops that both the vehicles were travelling at high speed.

Police said a probe has been ordered into the accident.

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