A speeding car rammed into a group of people doing yoga bythe roadside in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Thursday morning, killing sixmen, police said.
The accident occurred on Kumher-Dhanwada state highway earlymorning when the car driver lost control over the vehicle.
The group was taking a morning walk and stopped on the wayfor a yoga session, SHO Kumher police station Raghbeer Singh said.
Four men died on the spot while two succumbed to theinjuries later, Singh said.
The victims were identified as Raghubar Baghel (62),Nirotilal Saini (65), Makhan Lal Kathik (60), Harishankar Tamboli (65), PremSingh Baghel (55) and Rameshwar Baghel (45), the SHO said.
Rajasthan Tourism minister and Deeg-Kumher MLA VishvendraSingh has offered his condolences to the families of the victims.
"Have received the sad news that the 5th victim of the hit-and-runcase has just passed on and could not make it to Jaipur SMS hospital. This onehas hit me hard and left me in tears; I was personally monitoring the movementof the ambulance and the critical care being provided," he said.
The minister also announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh forthe families of each victim.
The bodies were handed over to their family members afterpost-mortem.