Chhattisgarh: Speeding car mows down people during Durga idol immersion; 1 killed

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One person was killed and several others were injured after a speeding car was hit by a speeding car during Durga idol immersion in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district on Friday.

Jashpur (Chhattisgarh): One person was killed and several others were injured after a speeding car was hit by a speeding car during Durga idol immersion in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district on Friday.

“One body was brought to the hospital, 16 others were admitted to the hospital. Two of them were referred to other hospitals after X-rays, which led to fractures,” ANI reported.

Jashpur SP office said that both the accused in the incident have been arrested.

Jashpur SP office said, “Both Bablu Vishwakarma and Shishupal Sahu are residents of Madhya Pradesh and are passing through Chhattisgarh. Action is being taken against them.”

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Twitter that the incident is “very sad and heart Rocker

“The Jashpur incident is very sad and heart-wrenching. The accused have been immediately arrested. Action has also been taken against the police officers who appear to be prima facie guilty. An inquiry has been ordered, no one will be spared. Justice All will be given,” Baghel tweeted.

First published:October 15, 2021, 6 pm

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