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.

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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.