26 Killed In Rajasthan Road Mishap


Jaipur: Twenty six people, including seven women and three children, were killed and 34 others were injured when a tractor-trolley collided with a truck in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday.

The mishap occurred late last night when the tractor-trolley carrying members of a family were on its way to Badnaur from Gopalpura village, they said.

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While 12 of the deceased belong to a Gurjar family travelling in the trolley, the cleaner of the truck was also killed in the mishap, said Kailash Singh, acting SHO of Badnaur police station.

Those killed were identified as Laxmi, Kamla, Rukma, Lahri, Jepi, Kali, Soni, Devilal, Dinesh, three children –Ramdev, Madan, Seema, and cleaner Dhanna Singh, he said.

The bodies have been handed over to the family members following postmortem, the SHO said, adding the injured have been hospitalised.