3 family members, their 2 relatives killed in MP road accident

Barwani (MP), Nov 17 (PTI) A couple, their two-year-old daughter and two relatives were killed after their car washit by a truck at Tejgati village near here on Sunday, policesaid.

Another minor daughter of the couple was injured inthe mishap that occurred on Mandwada Road, around 26 kms fromhere, police said.

'The victims were going to Khargone district fromAnjad area of Barwani district when the truck coming from theopposite direction rammed into their vehicle, killing them onthe spot,' Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) A S Jamrasaid.

The deceased were identified as Akeel Mirza (32), hiswife Kausar (30), their two-year-old daughter Mahira and theirrelatives- Mubarak (42) and his wife Sultana (40)- theofficial said.

Mirza's seven-year-old daughter, Sufian, sufferedgrievous injuries in the accident and was admitted to thedistrict hospital, Jamra sad.

The driver of the truck fled from the spot, he said.

'We have seized the truck. A case has been registeredagainst its driver and efforts are on to nab him.' PTI COR LALNP NP