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6 members of family killed in road mishap in Karnataka


Six members of a family were killed and 20 others injured when the van in which they were travelling dashed against a tanker on the Belgaum-Bagalkot road near here early today.


Police said the passengers were returning to Hubli after attending a family function at Jamakhandi in Bijapur district when the accident occurred.


While four people were killed on the spot, the other two succumbed to injuries on way to hospital. The injured were shifted to the government hospital here, police added.


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