Ten people were killed and 32 wounded when a tempo and a tanker collided on the Latur-Mukhed road in Maharashtra’s Nanded district, on Saturday, around 580 kilometres from Mumbai, police said.
The incident occurred on Saturday morning at Jamb village in Nanded when a fuel tanker collided with a tempo carrying people to a marriage ceremony, SB Choube, Senior Police Inspector of Mukhed reported.
Among the dead were eight women, and of the 32 injured, 10 persons were a critical condition, the official said.
The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Mukhed and Latur district, he said.
Police said that those dead and injured were passengers travelling in the tempo.
Latur deputy superintendent of police Ganesh Kindre said that the people in the tempo came from Kharosa village in Latur’s Ausa tehsil.