Truck Falls Into Drain, 26 Killed


Surat: In a major road mishap in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar on Tuesday, at least 26 people were killed when a truck they were traveling fell into a drain.

The accident took place near Ranghola on Rajkot-Bhavnagar state highway. According to reports, the truck was carrying a marriage party when it met with the accident. The injured have been rushed to a local hospital.

Relief and rescue work is currently underway. Senior police officers of the region have rushed to the accident site. At least 26 people were killed and 12 were injured after a truck, they were travelling in, fell into a drain in Bhavnagar on Tuesday. The bus was reportedly carrying 60 people.