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19 killed in Ahmedabad road mishap

19 were killed when the truck in which they were travelling overturned on the Ahmedabad-Rajkot highway.

india Updated: Aug 23, 2006 11:46 IST

Nineteen people were killed when the truck in which they were travelling overturned near Bawla on the Ahmedabad-Rajkot highway early on Wednesday morning.

The highway and the surrounding areas have been waterlogged for the past week due to heavy rains.

Seventeen bodies have been recovered so far, police said, adding that the accident occurred when the driver dozed off and lost control over the vehicle.

Senior police officials including SP Manoj Agarwal have reached the spot.