Mumbai: Five wrestlers and a driver were killed in a major road accident in Sangli district of western Maharahstra on Saturday.
The accident took place around 1 a.m. when an SUV rammed headlong into an tractor carrying sugarcane.
The wrestlers belonged to the institute, Kranti Kushti Sankul. “It is very sad and shocking, for us,” said Sharad Lad, the institution’s secretary. They were all returning after participating in a wrestling contest in Satara.