Bengaluru: At least seven women were killed while 11 were left injured in a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw at Bidar in Karnataka.

All of the deceased were identified to be labourers.

They were on their way back home when the incident took place.

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As per reports, the truck rammed into the auto-rickshaw near Bemalakheda government school in Bidar.

The deceased were identified as Parvathi, 40, Prabhavathi, 36, Gundamma, 60, Yadamma, 40, Jaggamma, 34, Ishwaramma, 55, and Rukmini Bai, 60.

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The injured people include the drivers of the two vehicles. Two of them are in critical condition.

The police following this initiated an investigation and a case has been registered.

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