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Five killed, 13 injured in Bandra-Worli Sea Link accident

Five killed, 13 injured in Bandra-Worli Sea Link accident

Mumbai, Oct. 5 (UNI) In a gruesome tragedy on Dussehra, five people were killed and 13 injured in a major road crash involving an ambulance and four cars on the Bandra Worli Sea Link, here on Wednesday.
According to police officials, the accident took place around on the southern (Worli side) arm of the sea link, which connects Bandra in western suburbs to Worli in south Mumbai.
Police rushed to the spot after receiving information and the injured were rushed to the hospital with the help of local people.
The road from Bandra to Worli has been closed. Relief and rescue operations are underway.
Besides the fatalities, another 13 persons, including the toll post staffers were also hurt in the pileup of the five vehicles.
More details of the road crash - including the causes and the identity of the deceased victims - are awaited.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief and offered condolences for the loss of lives in the accident.
"Pained by the loss of lives due to an accident on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai. Condolences to the bereaved families. I hope that those who have been injured have a speedy recovery, " PM tweeted.

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