Madhya Pradesh: At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in an accident between a truck and an auto rickshaw in Satna on Sunday afternoon. Five people died on the spot in the collision.

“Five persons were killed and 10 injured in the mishap under the Amarpatan police station around 40 km away from the district headquarters, Satna Collector Naresh Pal said.

Sub divisional magistrate (SDM), Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) and other officers have been rushed to the spot to mollify the protesters, Pal said.

The bodies have been sent for the post-mortem and injured persons have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Earlier in July, five people died after a speeding truck collided with a jeep in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.