Rewa (MP): Nine persons were killed and two others seriously injured when a truck collided head-on with a jeep near Silpara village on Sunday morning, police said.

The collision took place at around 7.30 AM when the jeep was returning from Sidhi to Rewa after dropping daily newspapers.

Police said drivers of both the vehicles apparently could not see properly as there was low visibility due to heavy rains.

Only one of the deceased was identified so far as - Balram Kushwaha (28) of Sagra area in Rewa.

Locals in the area staged a protest when the District Collector and SP arrived at the spot.


(Agencies)

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