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    Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife dies in car accident

    Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife dies in car accident

    Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife dies in car accident
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    Union Minister Shripad Naik on Monday was injured after his car met with an accident near a village in Ankola Taluk in Karnataka.

    Union Minister Shripad Naik's wife Vijaya died in an accident while he sustained injuries after his car met with an accident near a village in Ankola Taluk in Karnataka on January 11. The minister has been shifted to Goa Medical College for treatment. They were enroute to Gokarna from Yellapur when the incident took place, ANI reported.
    Naik's personal assistant also died in the accident, said Uttara Kannada SP Shivprakash Devaraju.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to ensure proper arrangements for Naik's treatment.
    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa condoled the death of Union Minister's wife.
     
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