Pune: 2 Warkaris Killed, 15 Injured As Pickup Van Hits Devotees

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Kanhe (Maval), 27th November 2021: A major accident took place when a pickup truck of Warakaris heading towards Alandi from Khalapur on the occasion of Karthiki Yatra hit the devotees.


Two Warakaris were killed and about 15 Warakaris were injured. The incident took place today at around 7 am at Kanhephata. The driver has been arrested by Wadgaon Maval police. The injured have been admitted to different hospitals.


According to the police, about 150 Warakaris from Khalapur Umbri village had left for Alandi for Karthiki Yatra. Warakaris were walking on the road chanting Harinama. The pickup van driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed through the middle of the Warakaris queue and hit the devotees.