Thane, Aug 13 (PTI) Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) secretary Sanjay Choupane was killed when the car he was travelling in collided with a bus near Aurangabad today, the police said.

Former Thane city Congress Committee president Balkrishna Purnekar and one Ramakant Mhatre accompanying Choupane were seriously injured in the incident.

Choupane and others were headed to Aurangabad to attend a meeting of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad who was in the city.

The accident took place at Bondla Phata in afternoon, the police said, adding that the injured are being treated at a hospital in Aurangabad.

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