Five dead in jeep-truck collision near Nippani


Five persons were killed and two were injured when a jeep hit a mini-truck on National Highway 4 near Nippani in Belagavi district on Monday.

The jeep was carrying vegetables from Ghataprabha to Kolhapur and the truck was going to Bengaluru from Kolhapur.

Four youth in the jeep - Nadeem Ahmed, Raju, Shabbir Syed and Ramesh Kumar - died on the spot. Anand Ansule, the lorry cleaner, died in a private hospital in Kolhapur. The two injured are being treated in Kolhapur. A case has been registered in Nippani police station.

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