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Car-bike head-on collision kills six in city outskirts

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, at least six persons including a minor girl and three women were killed in a head-on collided between a motorcycle and a car near Uttara Chhak on the outskirts of the city on Friday night.According to reports, the accident took place at around 10.30pm when a motorcycle was moving on the wrong side of the Puri-Bhubaneswar NH and collided with the car.A married couple, who were on the bike died on the spot, while the car ferrying four persons including the minor girl, fell into a water body resulting in the death of two, said a source.The rescue teams reached the spot and rescued them. However, two others succumbed while being rushed to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar, the source added.On being asked about the fatal accident, Puri Superintendent of Police (SP) Sarthak Sarangi said, 'The accident took place under the Pipli police limits. A case has been registered in this regard and a probe into the incident is on.

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