11 killed in Indian truck, jeep collision


NEW DELHI, Aug 27 (APP/Xinhua): At least 11 people were killed and one
injured Sunday when a truck collided with a jeep in western Indian state of
Gujarat, local media reported.
The accident took place along the Dhundhak Barwala road in Botad district, 364 km south of Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat.
“Today in a fierce collision between a jeep and a truck, 11 people were
killed on spot and one was injured,” a police official was quoted by a local
media outlet as saying. “The injured has been removed to hospital.”
The deceased include six men and five women.
Deadly road accidents are common in India often caused due to overloading, bad condition of roads and reckless driving.